Diary July 27, 1945

B-29 Superfortress showers incendiaries
A B-29 Superfortress showers incendiaries on a Japanese city.
Diary for Friday, July 27, 1945:

Air War

Pacific: B-29 Superfortress drop 660,000 leaflets by night over 11 Japanese cities, warning inhabitants to flee before selected targets are destroyed. By August 5, 35 cities have been subjected to this novel, and highly effective, form of psychological warfare (16 actually bombed).

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