During World War II

Japan (141)
During World War II (146)

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Tokyo ten seconds after the explosion (ddr-densho-381-63)
img Tokyo ten seconds after the explosion (ddr-densho-381-63)
Caption: 8. 10 seconds after the explosion of the bomb. (Todan jubyo go)
Stack of newspapers about enemy plane attacks (ddr-densho-381-115)
img Stack of newspapers about enemy plane attacks (ddr-densho-381-115)
Caption: Captions carried by the ainichi, Asahi,Tokyo and Yomiuri shimbuns 1. Tokyo invaded and bombed by 4 columns of B-29's 2. Enemy planes attack by taking advantage of inclement weather 3. Enemy planes attemptto disrupt radar installations 4. Beware of night attacks by enemy planes 5. Scattered fires in the city
Bombed area (ddr-densho-381-66)
img Bombed area (ddr-densho-381-66)
Caption: 11. The bombed area that was scorched after the initial air raid. Apr. 18, 1942. (Hatsu kushu ni shodo kasu risaichi. Oku Keisatsujo Kannai. Showa jushichi nen shigatsu juhachi nichi)
Reproductions of two propaganda letters (ddr-densho-381-112)
img Reproductions of two propaganda letters (ddr-densho-381-112)
Caption: Right- The reproduced letter on the back of this sheet was written by a Japanese Navy Ensign on an American battleship in thanks for the warm treatment awarded him and his subordinates. Left-Sickness infallibly accompanies war. Bombs destroy the water supply & wire communications leading to a shortage of food and therefore you will grow …
Onlookers stand outside the shell of a burned out building (ddr-densho-381-69)
img Onlookers stand outside the shell of a burned out building (ddr-densho-381-69)
Caption: 14. In the vicinity of Nihonbashi Ward, Muromachi, 3 chome, Nov. 30, 1944 (Nippon bashi ku Muromachi sanchome fukin. Showa juku nen juichi gatsu sanju nichi)
Building in flames (ddr-densho-381-89)
img Building in flames (ddr-densho-381-89)
Caption: 36. Blazing flames spurted by the Military Protective Association 3 structures totally destroyed by fire. Feb.25,1945. (Gunen no hono wo haku Gunji Hogoin (san mume zensho) Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
Bombed Tamei Grammar School falls into the water (ddr-densho-381-77)
img Bombed Tamei Grammar School falls into the water (ddr-densho-381-77)
Caption: 22. 4 Women teachers of the Taimei Grammar School were killed as a result of enemy bombing. Jan. 27, 1945 (Teki no bokaku Taimei Kokumin Gakko onna kundo yonmei no inochi wo ubau. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Survivors survey the damage near Takadanobaba station (ddr-densho-381-104)
img Survivors survey the damage near Takadanobaba station (ddr-densho-381-104)
Caption: 51. Scene of bomb which landed along thr road near Takadanobaba station in Totsuka cho 3 chome 12 banchi (Instant death to 2 pedesterians) Apr.1945 (Takadanobaba eki waki totsuka cho san chome juni banchi doro jo hibaku genjo (Tsuki sha ni mei sokushi. Showa niju nen shigatsu)
Leaflet dropped by enemy planes in Tachikawa city and Hachioji (ddr-densho-381-113)
img Leaflet dropped by enemy planes in Tachikawa city and Hachioji (ddr-densho-381-113)
Caption: Leaflet dropped by enemy planes picked up in the vicinity of Tachikawa city and Hachioji. (Tachikawa,Hachioji homen e tekiki jo yori sampu seru bira) Your leaders are prevaricators On the broadcasting network on the 14th a Japanese critic quoted Lt. Kurihara (SG) declaration that the Japanese forces caused enormous damages in the U.S. task force …
Tokyo five seconds after the explosion (ddr-densho-381-62)
img Tokyo five seconds after the explosion (ddr-densho-381-62)
Caption: 7. 5 seconds after the explosion of the bomb. (Todan gobyo go)
Street view near Ueno's Matsuzakaya Department Store (ddr-densho-381-96)
img Street view near Ueno's Matsuzakaya Department Store (ddr-densho-381-96)
Caption: 43. In the vicinity of Ueno, Hirokoji (In the background Ueno's Matsuzakaya Dept. Store )Feb. 25,1945 (Ueno Hirokoji fukin.(Enbo Ueno Matsuzakaya ) Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
Burned bodies of Jiro and Sukeyasu Nakayama (ddr-densho-381-107)
img Burned bodies of Jiro and Sukeyasu Nakayama (ddr-densho-381-107)
Caption: 54. Top. NAKAYAMA,Jiro-57 years old Bottom.NAKAYAMA,Sukeyasu 24 years old
Destruction of Kanda Ward (ddr-densho-381-91)
img Destruction of Kanda Ward (ddr-densho-381-91)
Caption: Top-Devastating fires in the vicinity of Kanda Ward, Mitoshiro cho.Feb. 25,1945 (Kanda ku Mitoshiro Cho fukin no moka. Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi) Bottom-Aftermath of the above under surveillance by the members of the Security Unit. (Dojo yakeato shori no keibo taiin)
Burned out area in Asakusa Ward (ddr-densho-381-92)
img Burned out area in Asakusa Ward (ddr-densho-381-92)
Caption: 39. Burned out area in the vicinity of Asakusa Ward, Kaminarimon, 2 chome Feb.25,1945 (Asakusa ku kaminarimon ni chome fukin yakeato. Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
Men stand around the smoking remnants of a house (ddr-densho-381-65)
img Men stand around the smoking remnants of a house (ddr-densho-381-65)
Caption: 10. The pathetic scene where 6 in a household perished by fire. Apr. 18, 1942 (Aware ikka rokumei shoshi genjo. Showa jushichi nen shigatsu ju hachi nichi)
Remnants of Mikimoto's Pearl Shop (ddr-densho-381-80)
img Remnants of Mikimoto's Pearl Shop (ddr-densho-381-80)
Caption: 26. The burning of Mikimoto's Pearl Shop on Ginza. 1530 hrs.Jan. 27, 1945 (Ensho chu Ginza Mikimoto Shinju ten. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi.gogo sanji yonjippun)
Aerial map of the Nishikicho Police Department (ddr-densho-381-58)
img Aerial map of the Nishikicho Police Department (ddr-densho-381-58)
Caption: 3. Nishikicho Police Department Area(Nishikicho Keisatsujo Kannai)
Destroyed buildings in Kamata Ward (ddr-densho-381-105)
img Destroyed buildings in Kamata Ward (ddr-densho-381-105)
Caption: 52. Direct hits of bombs in the vicinity of Kamata Ward, Michizuka cho,103 banchi,0310 hrs. Apr. 1945 (Kamata ku Michizuka cho. Hyaku san banchi.Saki bakudan shuchi genjo.Showa ni ju nen shitgatsu yokka.Gozen sanji jippun)
Survivors walk past the burned bodies of bombing victims (ddr-densho-381-101)
img Survivors walk past the burned bodies of bombing victims (ddr-densho-381-101)
Caption: 48. Pitifully--- burnt corpses litter the street. Mar.10,1945 (Hisan.. Gairo no mugo tarashiku taoreru shoshitai. Showa niju nen sangatsu toka)
Remnants of Nezu Shrine (ddr-densho-381-87)
img Remnants of Nezu Shrine (ddr-densho-381-87)
Caption: Remnants of the well known Nezu Shrine Jan.28,1945 (Shoshitsu seru meisatsu Nezu Gongen. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijuhachi nichi)
Burned bodies of Seiji and Kenji Nakayama (ddr-densho-381-108)
img Burned bodies of Seiji and Kenji Nakayama (ddr-densho-381-108)
Caption: 55. Top. NAKAYAMA, Seiji-4 years old Bottom/NAKAYAMA,Kenji -29 years old
Destroyed buildings in Hongo Ward (ddr-densho-381-99)
img Destroyed buildings in Hongo Ward (ddr-densho-381-99)
Caption: 46. Scene of the area struck by a bomb in Hongo Ward, Kumagome, Sakashita cho,22 banchi.Mar.3,1945 (Hongo Kumagome Sakashita cho nijuni banchi.Saki hibaku genjo.Showa niju nen sangatsu mikka)
Stack of newspapers about Tokyo bombings and responses to the bombings (ddr-densho-381-116)
img Stack of newspapers about Tokyo bombings and responses to the bombings (ddr-densho-381-116)
Caption: Air raids as depicted by the Yomiuri Hochi,Mainichi Shimbun Asahi Shimbuns,and others. Following are examples of captions carried by these newspapers. 1. 130 B-29's recklessly bomb Tokyo early yesterday morning 2. Enemy planes attack Tokyo at low altitude 3. Aiding of sufferers discussed in extraordinary cabinet meeting 4. Premier urges sufferers to arise and strike …
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