During World War II

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Political cartoon and a propaganda letter from Tatsushi Nakayama, prisoner of war (ddr-densho-381-117)
img Political cartoon and a propaganda letter from Tatsushi Nakayama, prisoner of war (ddr-densho-381-117)
Caption: Contrary to Japanese propaganda I was really surprised at the unexpected kind treatment I received. Especially a thorough going treatment for the wounded gave me the impression that his could be done only in your country that is proud of a highly advanced materialistic civilization. The kindness by the crew expecially the surgeon and medics …
Flight of mother and child during bombing (ddr-densho-381-83)
img Flight of mother and child during bombing (ddr-densho-381-83)
Caption: 29. Flight of mother and child during enemy bombing 1500 hrs. Jan. 27, 1945 (Teki mobaku no uchi ni nege mado oyako zure. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi. Gogosanji
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 …
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
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)
Burned bodies of Misao Shimokawa and Akie Nakamura (ddr-densho-381-109)
img Burned bodies of Misao Shimokawa and Akie Nakamura (ddr-densho-381-109)
Caption: Top-SHIMOKAWA,Misao -8 years old Bottom-NAKAMURA,Akie-2 years.
Sunamoto and Sato buildings after a direct hit (ddr-densho-381-72)
img Sunamoto and Sato buildings after a direct hit (ddr-densho-381-72)
Caption: 17. Actual devastation scene in the vicinity of Yurakucho 1 chome, 14 banchi (Direct Hit) Sunamoto and Sato Buildings.Jan. 27, 1945 (Koji-machi ku Yurakucho, 1 chome 14 banchi, Saizai genjo.Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
List of captions for photographs (ddr-densho-381-119)
doc List of captions for photographs (ddr-densho-381-119)
A list of captions for photographs of the Tokyo bombings.
Instance after bombs were dropped in Ginza and Kyobashi (ddr-densho-381-71)
img Instance after bombs were dropped in Ginza and Kyobashi (ddr-densho-381-71)
Caption: 16. 1445 hours, January 27, 1945. An instant after bombs were dropped by enemy B-29's in the vicinity of Ginza and Kyobashi. (Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi juyoji yonjugo fun.Ginza,Kyobashi homen teki B-29 ki unjo yori bakudan toka setsuma no jokyo)
Burned area near the Mitsukoshi main office (ddr-densho-381-67)
img Burned area near the Mitsukoshi main office (ddr-densho-381-67)
Caption: 12. In front of the Mitsukoshi Main Office. Muromachi 1 Chome-4. The burned out area drenched by the cold rains in the vicinity of the Mitsukoshi Dept. Store. Nov. 30, 1944. (Mitsukoshi Honten mae Muromachi 1 chome 4 banchi. Saki no reiu ni keburu yakeato. Showa juku nen juichi gatsu sanju nichi)
View of Kanda Ward and Nicholai Cathedral (ddr-densho-381-95)
img View of Kanda Ward and Nicholai Cathedral (ddr-densho-381-95)
Caption: 42. In the vicinity of Kanda Ward,Nishiki cho 1,2,3 chome (In the distance is Kanda's Nicholai Cathedral) Feb.25,1945 (Kanda ku Nishiki cho ichi, ni, san chome fukin (Enbo Kanda Nikolaido) Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
Bodies of a group of men lay on a river bank (ddr-densho-381-102)
img Bodies of a group of men lay on a river bank (ddr-densho-381-102)
Caption: 49. Pitiful sight of burnt corpses floating in the river. Mar.12, 1945 (Kawa naka ukabu aware zanshitai. Showa niju nen sangatsu juninichi)
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)
Snowy scene as security leaves for Kanda (ddr-densho-381-97)
doc Snowy scene as security leaves for Kanda (ddr-densho-381-97)
Caption: 44. In spite of the heavy snowstorm the MPB security unit bravely leave for Kanda. Feb.25,1945 (Kanda homen e mofubuki tsuete kanzen shutsudo suru Keishicho Keibitai. Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
Burned area in Shitaya Ward (ddr-densho-381-94)
img Burned area in Shitaya Ward (ddr-densho-381-94)
Caption: Burned out area in the vicinity of Shitaya Ward, Nakaokuchi cho, (Near Ueno Station.Feb.25,1945 (Shitaya ku Nakaokuchi cho, homen no yakeato. Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
Metropolitan Police Board building (ddr-densho-381-61)
img Metropolitan Police Board building (ddr-densho-381-61)
Caption: 6. The MPB that maintains public safety during an air raid in the Imperial capitol. (Kushu ka teito chian ni ninzuru keishicho)
Burned bodies of mothers and children (ddr-densho-381-111)
img Burned bodies of mothers and children (ddr-densho-381-111)
Caption: 64. "Thus thewar has claimed thelives of the young mother and child" (Kakushite senso wa toshiwakai haha to kodomo no seimei wo ubbata no da)
Police officers work to save victims buried in the Ginza subway (ddr-densho-381-75)
img Police officers work to save victims buried in the Ginza subway (ddr-densho-381-75)
Caption: 20. Police of the MPB engaged in the task of retrieving seven persons buried at the entrance of Ginza Subway. (Bomb crater in the center of the picture) Jan. 27, 1945 (Ginza chikatetsu origushi ni maibotsu seru shichi mei wo kyujo sagyo chu no keishicho keibi taiin. Hidari kabu wa bakudan ni your ana. Showa …
Crater from a direct hit on a bomb shelter (ddr-densho-381-86)
img Crater from a direct hit on a bomb shelter (ddr-densho-381-86)
Caption: 32. Direct hit was registered on a bombshelter in back of the Imperial Hotel resulting in five deaths. Jan.27,1945 (Teikoku Hoteru ura taihego ni chokugekidan wo komugi sokusha gomei wo dasu. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Aftermath of bombing in a Ginza intersection (ddr-densho-381-82)
img Aftermath of bombing in a Ginza intersection (ddr-densho-381-82)
Caption: 28. Aftermath of enemy bombing at the Ginza 4 chome intersection. Jan. 28.1945 (Ginza yon chome kosaten no teki bobaku no ato. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijuhachi nichi)
Tokyo air raid (ddr-densho-381-56)
img Tokyo air raid (ddr-densho-381-56)
Caption: 1. Tokyo Air Raid. Edited by the Metropolitan Police Board. Koyo Ishikawa photo, caption, pictures. (Teito Kushu Shi.Keishicho Henshi.Ishikawa Koyo-satsuei narabi bun to e)
Men and women walk near Kaminari mon streetcar stop (ddr-densho-381-98)
img Men and women walk near Kaminari mon streetcar stop (ddr-densho-381-98)
Caption: 45. In the vicinity of Kaminari mon streetcar stop. Feb.25,1945 (Toden Kaminari mon teiryugo fukin. Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
Burned buildings in Kanda ward (ddr-densho-381-70)
img Burned buildings in Kanda ward (ddr-densho-381-70)
Caption: 15. The scene of conflagration in Kanda Ward, Mutosakuma cho, (from New Years eve to New Years Day. Dec. 31, 1944 (Kanda ku, Mutosakuma cho kasai genjo. Omisoka yori ganjitsu ni kake, Showa juku nen juni gatsu sanjuichi nichi)
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