The National Archives
Heroes & Villains
Truman & the atomic bomb
> Source 1
US survey of damage caused by firebombing of Tokyo in 1945
(Catalogue ref: AIR 48/15)
What factors made this firebombing raid on Tokyo so damaging?
What content of the source lets you know that this is an Allied document?
What is missing from an official document of this kind in terms of providing a full picture of what happened in Tokyo during this event?