One woman & five children on a church sponsored outing at Mt. Gearhart, Oregon were the only casualties on American soil by Japanese balloon bombs.
Richard V. Horrell
WW 2 Connections.com
Mrs. Elsie Mitchell, who was pregnant, along with Sherman Shoemaker, 12, Jay Gifford, 12, Eddie Engen, 13, Joan Patzke, 11, and Dick Patzke, 13, were killed by the Japanese on May 5th, 1945, in Oregon.
Here is a copy of the original 1945 Seattle Times newspaper article after it happened: stelzriede.com
first answer: 2,620,000 to 3,120,000 Japanese people were killed in World War 2. Most people were killed by being dragged off to war, and over 110,000 Japanese people died in American concentration camps even though they were American citizens. second answer: Japanese were not killed in American camps. While in the camps, the Japanese were well taken care of and not abused.
The balloon bombs are true, they killed one person, they were meant and designed to cause large forest fires....
A fire balloon (風船爆弾, fūsen bakudan, lit. "balloon bomb"), or Fu-Go.It was a balloon bomb launched by the Japanese that used the Jet Stream to travel to the United States. Even though some 5,000 were launched during the war, there was one recorded instance where five American civilians were killed near Bly, Oregon, on May 5th, 1945 when they went to inspect and retrieve one such balloon bomb.
The total amount of people killed was 20,000 killed or wounded. on the Japanese side 13,000 were killed and on the American side only 3,000 were killed. But 5,500 were taken prisoner.
During World War II the American bombing of two Japanese cities killed over 100,000 people.
OVER 1500 people half of them were children!
Americans - 1,794 killed / Japanese - 10,695 killed .
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The over-riding concern for the United States was to minimize American lives. After the conquering of Okinawa, that killed and wounded over 40,000 marines and soldiers, it was felt that the Japanese would inflict as many casualties as possible when invading the Japanese mainland. American and British military leaders were afraid that over 1,000,000 allies would be killed defeating the Japanese. That was totally unacceptable. The vast majority of the American people and military, had little sympathy for the Japanese people after Pearl Harbor.
about 20,000 Japanese soldiers were killed in the battle of iwo jima.
2.2 million is the accepted estimate of how many Chinese were killed by the Japanese military.
Nobody has been killed by a balloon in the Macy's parade. There have been a large number of injuries, including a woman that was in a coma for a month after the incident.
They killed everyone in a American Indian village, including women and children
No children were killed, only 5 men, one of which was African-American.
Well over 100,000 American service people died as a result of hostile action by the Japanese in World War II. Many were killed on the island hopping campaign as the US made its way toward Japan.
No children were killed inside the twin towers. But three children were killed on Flight 175 which crashed into the south tower.
They only killed Non German Aryan children
There is no exact figure of how many children were killed around the world in World War 2 because many were not on any census and many were simply obliterated in bombs. I can tell you that more civilians died in the war than military personnel. Many Japanese, Okinawans and other islanders committed suicide and killed the children too.
While the Japanese were involved in the Conflict in Vietnam, they were not a major part of it, and very few in any Japanese soldiers were killed by Americans. If you are talking about the North Vietnamese Army, there were estimated 1,700,000 some deaths.
57 Japanese Were Killed
They were killed by the Japanese.
at least 1.6 million million children. mostly Jewish children were killed.
the first american killed was dully.
no, i killed them