FILE - This aerial photo taken in March 9, 1945 shows the industrial section of Tokyo along the Sumida River. The nuclear bombs dropped by the United States on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 killed about 130,000 people, secured Japan's surrender and ended World War II. Less well-known, perhaps, is Operation Meetinghouse - the firebombing of Tokyo five months earlier. (AP Photo, File) (The Associated Press)
FILE - This Jan. 21, 1995 file photo shows a side view of the smoking Presidential Palace which stands out amid the devastation in the center of Grozny, Chechnya, Russia. During Russia's wars against separatists in Chechnya, the armed forces first attacked Grozny, the capital, in late 1994 and early...
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