Events for Monday 6th August 2012
On This Day in History
WWII: Atomic Bomb dropped by the US on Hiroshima, Japan6th August 1945
Hiroshima was devastated when an atomic bomb ('little boy') is dropped by the US B29 'Enola Gay'.
Further ReadingBy Hellship to Hiroshima
(Hardback - 288 pages)
by Terence Kelly
Taken prisoner in Java, Terence Kelly's captivity was full of incident. He was witness to barbaric cruelty and suffering particularly on the journey packed into a filthy cargo ship under atrocious and inhumane conditions. Once in Japan, he was a slave in the Hitachi shipyards where he got to know… Read more...Only £19.99 at Pen & Sword Books.