Refugees look through the rubble of their homes in Fukui, Japan

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Theodore Akimoto Family Collection

Caption on reverse: "FEC-48-5499. 29 June 48 / Southern coast of Japan hit by deva- / stating quake: / In the aftermath of the quake which / rocked the city of Fukui, Japan, / and surrounding area, on June 28th / 1948, these Japanese rummage through / the ruins of their homes in an effort / to salvage whatever possible. The / quake which struck without warning / was the worst to hit Japan in years. / Photographer - Bearss - Sarabia / Photograph by U.S. Army Signal Corps"

June 29, 1948


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Courtesy of the Theodore Akimoto Family Collection

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