Goodbye, Farewell and Amen

Season 5 - EP7

Episode 7Goodbye, Farewell and Amen

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Aerial view of Tokyo after incendiary attack

Aerial view of Tokyo after incendiary attack, March 1945.

How do we remember one of the deadliest nights in human history? We don't. Part four.

Bomb damage in the Ginza area

Bomb damage in the Ginza area, considered Tokyo’s "Fifth Avenue."

B-29s drop napalm on a target in Korea

B-29s drop napalm on a target in Korea, September

Sources and Links

Special thanks to:

  • Our guide and translator Kaoru Ito
  • Our voice actor Yoshi Amao
  • Jesse Moneyhun for his help with Japanese translation
  • The Science History Institute
  • The Rutgers Oral History Archive
  • The Air Force Academy Oral History Project at the Oral History Archives at Columbia University
  • McDermott Library at the The US Air Force Academy