Hiroshima Summary
John Hersey

Everything you need to understand or teach Hiroshima by John Hersey.

  • Hiroshima Summary & Study Guide
  • 6 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 11 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more
  • 30 Hiroshima Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Hiroshima Summary

On August 6, 1945, at 8:15 AM local time, an atomic bomb detonated over the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Estimates suggest that over 100,000 people died, tens of thousands were never recovered. Roughly ¾ of the people died within hours, most of the remainder within days or weeks. Approximately 40,000 people were injured. Nearly 80% of the city's 90,000 houses were destroyed; the heat at the point of explosion was estimated to be 6,000 C. The explosion was followed by a second...

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