Leaders & Controversies

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Photographs of damage caused by Allied bombing of Tokyo in 1945
(Catalogue ref: AIR 48/157)

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Photo 43.-Japanese photo showing bodies of people trapped and burned as they fled through a street during the attack of 9-10 March. Note that automobiles and bicycles were also trapped and burned.

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Photo 46.- Japanese photo showing dead being removed from canal. People fled to canals and rivers attempting escape and many were either burned or asphyxiated.