WWII memory: Firefighter who survived 1945 Tokyo bombing sorry for lives he could not save

March 10, 2015 5:10 AM

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WWII memory: Firefighter who survived 1945 Tokyo bombing sorry for lives he could not save

In this March 5, 2015 photo, former firefighter Isamu Kase speaks in a lecture at Joto fire department in Tokyo. Kase survived the March 10, 1945, firebombing of Tokyo. Japan mourned Tuesday for the 105,400 people killed in a single night 70 years ago, when U.S. B-29 bombers obliterated much of Tokyo in the deadliest conventional bomb attack ever. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi) (The Associated Press)

In this March 5, 2015 photo, former firefighter Isamu Kase, left, and firefighters offer silent prayers for the victims of March 10, 1945, firebombing of Tokyo, in a lecture at Joto fire department in Tokyo. Kase survived the firebombing. Japan mourned Tuesday for the 105,400 people killed in a sing...

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