Strike photo from USS Yorktown aircraft showing burning oil storage tanks on the banks of the Mekong River in Saigon, French Indochina, 12 Jan 1945. [2080 x 1312]

Strike photo from USS Yorktown aircraft showing burning oil storage tanks on the banks of the Mekong River in Saigon, French Indochina, 12 Jan 1945. [2080 x 1312]

Sample of what B-29 incendiaries did to 69 Japanese cities is this night view of the burning Toyama, Japan, August 1, 1945. Formerly a big producer of aluminum, the city was 95 percent demolished. [2292 x 2188]

Sample of what B-29 incendiaries did to 69 Japanese cities is this night view of the burning Toyama, Japan, August 1, 1945. Formerly a big producer of aluminum, the city was 95 percent demolished. [2292 x 2188]

Japanese convoy along French Indo China coast, 15 miles south of Cam Ranh Bay left burning by carrier-based planes of Task Force 38. Taken by plane from USS Hancock (CV 19), 12 January 1945. [2048 x 1593]

Japanese convoy along French Indo China coast, 15 miles south of Cam Ranh Bay left burning by carrier-based planes of Task Force 38. Taken by plane from USS Hancock (CV 19), 12 January 1945. [2048 x 1593]