Three hundred and thirty four bombs were dropped at about 500 feet. It created a huge bonfire. When the fire bombs were dropped most of the people that tried to escape were unsuccessful. People could smell burning flesh in the air. People had to grab mask to prevent themselves from throwing up. Between 80,000 to 130,000 Japanese civilians died. Many of the citizens lived in wood frame buildings. It was known as a paper city. There were many bodies. They all looked like charcoal. They had fire bridges but they were very under trained.
|Victims of the firebomb.|