During World War II

Japan (135)
During World War II (133)

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Propaganda letter about Greater East Asia Suicide Troops (ddr-densho-381-118)
img Propaganda letter about Greater East Asia Suicide Troops (ddr-densho-381-118)
Caption: Up to the present, the military leaders of Japan have reverantly remarked that the Greater East Asia Suicide (Shock) Troops were composed of hand picked men and their objective was to replinish the damages inflicted on Japan and eventually expel the Allied Forces from the Pacific. You have been coaxed along with the impression that ...
Razing flames in Ginza (ddr-densho-381-81)
img Razing flames in Ginza (ddr-densho-381-81)
Caption: 27. Razing flames in the vicinity of Ginza 4 chome 1530 hrs. Jan. 27, 1945 (Ginza yon chome fukin no moka. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Buildings in Asakusa Ward (ddr-densho-381-93)
img Buildings in Asakusa Ward (ddr-densho-381-93)
Caption: 40. Scene at Asakusa Ward, Kaminari mon, Nakamichi dori Feb.25, 1945 (Asakusa ku kaminari mon Nakamichi dori.Showa nijunen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
San Sui Ro in flames (ddr-densho-381-85)
img San Sui Ro in flames (ddr-densho-381-85)
Caption: 31. San Rui Ro in the midst of inflammation. 1600 hours. January 27, 1945 (Ensho chu no SanSui Ro. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi, Gogo yoji)
Destroyed buildings in Kojimachi ward (ddr-densho-381-73)
img Destroyed buildings in Kojimachi ward (ddr-densho-381-73)
Caption: 18. Actual devastation scene in the vicinity of Kojimachi Ward, Yurakucho,1chome 14 banchi Jan. 27, 1945
Burned bodies of bombing victims at a street corner (ddr-densho-381-100)
img Burned bodies of bombing victims at a street corner (ddr-densho-381-100)
Caption: 47. Burnt corpses embraced at one corner of a road in Honjo.Mar. 3 1945. (Doro no ikkaku ni atsumarite ai idaku shoshitai. Honjo nite .Showa niju nen sangatsu mikka)
Rainy street view of the Kandabashi area (ddr-densho-381-68)
img Rainy street view of the Kandabashi area (ddr-densho-381-68)
Caption: 13. Desolate cold rains descends around the Kandabashi area. Nov. 30, 1944 (Reiu shosho taru Kandabashi fukin. Showa juku nen juichi gatsu sanju nichi)
Aerial map of bombings in the Maurnouchi area (ddr-densho-381-57)
img Aerial map of bombings in the Maurnouchi area (ddr-densho-381-57)
Caption: 2. Bombs that were dropped in the Maurnouchi area on Jan. 27, 1945 (Marunouchi shokana nai bakudan toka chiten. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Onlookers watch smoke pour from the Yasuda Savings Bank (ddr-densho-381-79)
img Onlookers watch smoke pour from the Yasuda Savings Bank (ddr-densho-381-79)
Caption: 25. The inflammation of the Yasuda Savings Bank by Sukiyabashi. Jan. 27, 1945 (Ensho chu no Sukiyabashi Yasuda Cochichu Ginko. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Asakusa Ward after the smoke cleared (ddr-densho-381-88)
img Asakusa Ward after the smoke cleared (ddr-densho-381-88)
Caption: 35. After the smoke had cleared in the vicinity of Asakusa Ward, Kaminarimon 2 chome Feb.25,1945 (Asakusa ku Kaminarimon ni chome, fukin no yakeato. Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
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 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
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
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)
Raging flames in Ginza (ddr-densho-381-84)
img Raging flames in Ginza (ddr-densho-381-84)
Caption: 30. Raging flames in the vicinity of Ginza 4 chome 1440 hours, Jan. 27, 1945 (Ginza yon chome fukin no moka. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi. Gogo sanji yonjippun)
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