On August 6, 1945 Hiroshima was bombed by American militarists. Boeing B-29 bomber nicknamed Enola Gay after mother of the pilot dropped atomic bomb on the city. The bomb Little Boy literally wiped the city off the map. Over 70 000 civilians were killed and thousands died suffering from radiation sicknesses. The Japanese government as well as militarists refused to surrender and didn’t accept the ultimatum. For the Americans it was the only possible way to stop the Pacific War. But hardly it could justify the bombing of Japanese cities. At the same time the Japanese government bore the responsibility as well. The government was informed that the country would be attacked. But the ultimatum was simply ignored. Emperor Hirohito didn’t interfere as well.