About Hiroshima

Hiroshima  is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the ChÅ«goku region of western Honshu, the largest island of Japan. It became best known as the first city in history to be destroyed by a nuclear weapon when the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) dropped an atomic bomb on it at 8:15 A.M on August 6, 1945, near the end of World War II. [ view all ]