Overhead view of Fukui, Japan

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Theodore Akimoto Family Collection

Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5331. 28 July 48 / Fukui, one month after earthquake: / One month after the disaster which / came to the southern Japanese / coastal towns, when the earthquake / of 28 June 1948, struck mercilessly / and without warning late in the / afternoon, Fukui already shows / promise of an early reconstruction / period. With experts estimating / that six years will be necessary / to complete this job, the Japanese / have begun to rebuild their homes. / Photographer - Dargis / Photograph by U.S. Army Signal Corps."

July 28, 1948


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Courtesy of the Theodore Akimoto Family Collection

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