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Aerial view of devastated Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan, 28 Sep 1945; note Senso-ji temple

Caption   Aerial view of devastated Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan, 28 Sep 1945; note Senso-ji temple ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Army Signal Corps via japanairraids.org
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Photos on Same Day 28 Sep 1945
Photos at Same Place Tokyo, Japan
Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 14 Mar 2014

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1. Clark Parker says:
22 Apr 2016 02:44:03 AM

Thank you for publishing this photo, but please note that this is not Senso-ji temple, but rather the nearby Honzan Higashihongan-ji. You can read more at: https://thetokyofiles.com/2014/05/13/asakusa-street-of-shame-1956/

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