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Photographs of damage caused by Allied bombing of Tokyo in 1945
(Catalogue ref: AIR 48/157)
AIR 48/15; photos of damage to Tokyo, 1945 AIR 48/15; photos of damage to Tokyo, 1945
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AIR 48/15; photos of damage to Tokyo, 1945

Questions

  1. What can you tell from this source about the bombing and its results?

  2. These photos were part of the same survey as source 1. In what ways is a photo more valuable to historians than written records?

  3. What are the limitations of photographs as historical evidence?