Japanese nurse bandages injured infant

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Theodore Akimoto Family Collection

Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5608. 30 June 48 / Medical aid for earthquake: / A Japanese first aid attendent puts / the finishing touches to the bandage / which she has placed around this / Japanese infant's injured head. The / earthquake, worst Japanese post war / disaster, struck merclessly [sic] late / in the afternoon og 28 June 1948, / leaving a death toll of over 3,000 / and hundereds of thousands homeless. / Photographer - Dargis / Photograph by U.S. Army Signal Corps. / 097"

June 30, 1948



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Akimoto Accession. In box of US Army photos in post-war Japan.

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