Hiroshima is mentioned in the Citadel laboratory terminals, mentioning Liberty Prime's presence on the Anchorage battlefield would have the same effect on the Chinese as the bombing of Hiroshima had on the Japanese. In the Fallout 4 intro, Nate's spoken narrative explains that the United States ended World War II by dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.
The ruins of Hiroshima are shown in the intro to Fallout 2.
Behind the scenes
- Hiroshima is a real world Japanese city.
- In the introduction to Fallout Tactics, a fragment of Harry S. Truman's radio report to the American People on the Potsdam Conference can be heard, stating that "the world will note that the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, a military base."[Non-game 1]
- Citadel terminal entries; Liberty Prime operation, Historical records, Project summary
- Fallout 4 intro: "In the year 1945, my great great grandfather, serving in the army, wondered when he'd get to go home to his wife and the son he'd never seen. He got his wish when the US ended World War II by dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki."
- Fallout Tactics intro