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Smoke-filled street view of Sukiyabashi (ddr-densho-381-78)
img Smoke-filled street view of Sukiyabashi (ddr-densho-381-78)
Caption: 24. Looking in the direction of Sukiyabashi from the front of the Asahi Shimbum Building. 1500 hours.Jan. 27, 1945 (Asahi Shimbun mae yori Sukiyabashi homen wo nozomu. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi, gogo sanji)
Bodies of bombing victims at Yurakucho station (ddr-densho-381-110)
img Bodies of bombing victims at Yurakucho station (ddr-densho-381-110)
Caption: 29. 3 corpses of those who met death as a result of ill-starred bombing at Yurakucho station. Jan.27,1945 (Fuko bakudan no gisei to naru Yurakucho eki no zan shitai.Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
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)
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)
Men carry the body of a victim (ddr-densho-381-76)
img Men carry the body of a victim (ddr-densho-381-76)
Caption: 21. Carrying away a corpse in front of the Sunamoto Building (Sunamoto and Sato Buildings) Jan. 27, 1945 (Sunamoto biru mae no shitai hanso. (Sunamoto biru.Sato biru) Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Stack of newspapers about Tokyo bombings (ddr-densho-381-114)
img Stack of newspapers about Tokyo bombings (ddr-densho-381-114)
Caption: Captions as carried by the Asahi, Yomiuri, and Mainichi Shimbun 1. B-29's attack in coordination with enemy task force 2. 130 B-29's recklessy bomb Tokyo 3. Imperial Household Department in Omiya Palace bombed 4. 600 carrier planes raid Kanto district 5. Civilian anti-air raid activity bravely staged in snow 6. Airfields, minition factories objective of …
Four men stand next to a destroyed bomb shelter (ddr-densho-381-106)
img Four men stand next to a destroyed bomb shelter (ddr-densho-381-106)
Caption: 53. Direct hit on a bomb shelter resulting in 40 instaneous deaths at Tachikawa city,Fujimicho 5 chome Mar. 4,1945 0330 hrs. (Tachikawa shi, Fujimi cho go chome.Saki yokoana shiki bokugo chokugeki.yonju sumei sokushi genjo. Showa niju nen shigatsu yokka.gozen sanji sanjippun)
Destruction of Cabinets' Printing Bureau (ddr-densho-381-90)
img Destruction of Cabinets' Printing Bureau (ddr-densho-381-90)
Caption: 37. Top-Flames devouring the Cabinets' Printing Bureau. Feb. 25, 1945 (Moka ni tsumareru naikaku insatsu kyoku. Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi). Bottom - The aftermath of the above. 27 structures completely destroyed. (Dojo yakeato. Nijushichi mune zensho)
Police officers stare into a bomb crater (ddr-densho-381-64)
img Police officers stare into a bomb crater (ddr-densho-381-64)
Caption: 9. April 18, 1942 Oku Police Dept. Area. Bomb crater. Diameter 10 meters, depth 3 meters. (Showa jushichi nen shigatsu juhachi nichi. Oku Keisatsu sho kannai. bakudan no rotoko. Chokkei ju meteru, fukasa san metoru)
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)
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
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