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IGCSE Science - Hiroshima: Higher level information

A guide to information resources on the Hiroshima bombing, 1945, for IGCSE Physics - compiled by your Librarians

Report on the atomic bombings of Nagasaki and Hiroshima

Click the link below to read an extract on the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  This extract focuses on the background to the bombings.

The war against Japan

This link provides an overview of the war in the Pacific, from the Japanese hopes of a limited engagement to the events leading up to the US decision to drop atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.