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Oita, Japan under aerial attack, Jul 1945Oita, Japan under aerial attack, Jul 1945
Oita, Japan under aerial attack, Jul 1945Oita, Japan under aerial attack, Jul 1945
Oita, Japan under aerial attack, Jul 1945Okayama , Japan under aerial attack, Jul 1945
Oita, Japan under aerial attack, Jul 1945Okayama , Japan under aerial attack, Jul 1945
P-51D Mustangs of the 47th & 531st Fighter Squadrons at South Field, Iwo Jima, May-July 1945. Note also the PB4Y-1 Liberator of Navy Patrol Squadron VPB-116.Oblique aerial view of West Field, Tinian, Mariana Islands, Jul 8, 1945.
P-51D Mustangs of the 47th & 531st Fighter Squadrons at South Field, Iwo Jima, May-July 1945. Note also the PB4Y-1 Liberator of Navy Patrol Squadron VPB-116.Oblique aerial view of West Field, Tinian, Mariana Islands, Jul 8, 1945.
B-29 Superfortress of the 29th Bomb Group trailing smoke with number-4 engine feathered over Japan, 17 Jul 1945B-29 Superfortress bombers near Mount Fuji, Japan, circa Jul 1945
B-29 Superfortress of the 29th Bomb Group trailing smoke with number-4 engine feathered over Japan, 17 Jul 1945B-29 Superfortress bombers near Mount Fuji, Japan, circa Jul 1945
A destroyed district of Tokyo, Japan, circa Aug 1945Aerial view of barren Tokyo, Japan, circa Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2
A destroyed district of Tokyo, Japan, circa Aug 1945Aerial view of barren Tokyo, Japan, circa Aug 1945, photo 1 of 2
Aerial view of barren Tokyo, Japan, circa Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2LeMay bombing leaflet; over 5 million of them were delivered to Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and 33 other Japanese cities by 1 Aug 1945, encouring Japanese citizens to flee from cities for safety
Aerial view of barren Tokyo, Japan, circa Aug 1945, photo 2 of 2LeMay bombing leaflet; over 5 million of them were delivered to Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and 33 other Japanese cities by 1 Aug 1945, encouring Japanese citizens to flee from cities for safety
Nagaoka, Japan after American aerial bombing, 1945Osaka, Japan in ruins, circa Aug 1945
Nagaoka, Japan after American aerial bombing, 1945Osaka, Japan in ruins, circa Aug 1945
Shimonoseki, Japan in ruins, mid-1945Shizuoka, Japan in ruins, late 1945
Shimonoseki, Japan in ruins, mid-1945Shizuoka, Japan in ruins, late 1945
Fires raging in Toyama, Japan during an American air raid, 1 Aug 1945Reconnaissance photo showing B-29 bomb damage to the Marifu rail yards (now Iwakuni Station) outside Hiroshima, Japan, 14 Aug 1945. This was the last bombing strike on this scale of the war.
Fires raging in Toyama, Japan during an American air raid, 1 Aug 1945Reconnaissance photo showing B-29 bomb damage to the Marifu rail yards (now Iwakuni Station) outside Hiroshima, Japan, 14 Aug 1945. This was the last bombing strike on this scale of the war.
View of Osaka, Japan, 14 Aug 1945Aerial photo taken from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing the near complete destruction of the Japanese city of Nagoya, late Aug 1945
View of Osaka, Japan, 14 Aug 1945Aerial photo taken from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing the near complete destruction of the Japanese city of Nagoya, late Aug 1945

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"No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. You win the war by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country!"

George Patton, 31 May 1944