Hiroshima, Japan, And Japan

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Answers Who: Hiroshima, Japan and Nagasaki, Japan Leader of Japan: Hideki Tojo, Minister of war Leader of United States: General Douglas MacArthur Hiroshima Hiroshima is a city located in Honshu, Japan. On August 6, 1945, Hiroshima became the first city in the world to be struck by an atomic bomb. (Hiroshima, britannica.com) From 1868 it was a military center, and was a target for the atomic bombing by U.S. during World War II. Nagasaki Nagasaki is a city located in Kyushu, Japan. Before the bombing, people in Nagasaki had fled to rural area because of the previous minor air raids. As a result, it ultimately reduced the population in Nagasaki at the time of the bombing on August 9th: approximately 35,000 deaths. Douglas MacArthur Douglas MacArthur was an American general. He was an U.S. general who commanded during World War II, and was an administrator of postwar Japan during the U.S.’s occupation after the war. He conducted the execution of the war criminals, such as Tojo Hideki and reconstruction of the new government of Japan. Tōjō Hideki Tojo, Hideki, 1884–1948, was Japanese general and statesman. Tōjō was a dictator in Japan during WWII. He was military general and the Prime Minister of Japan from October 18, 1941 until July 18, 1944. Tōjō was also one of the most aggressive leader in the Japanese history. He led Japan to attack on the Pearl Harbor where the U.S. military base is located on December 7, 1941. (Tojo Hideki, Britannica.com)
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