Find out why Japan was the first target for an atomic bomb. This book focuses on the impact of the bomb on Hiroshima, analyzing how it came about, describing it, and discussing its consequences on history. Investigate the timeline to understand crucial dates surrounding the bombing of Hiroshima. Read the debate section so you can consider the arguments and weigh the evidence about its role in history. Clear photographs, maps, contemporary views, a glossary, and tips for future research are included to help you to understand the importance of this turning point in history.