Aerial photo taken from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing the near complete destruction of the Japanese city of Nagoya, late Aug 1945

Caption   Aerial photo taken from aircraft from the USS Wasp (Essex-class) showing the near complete destruction of the Japanese city of Nagoya, late Aug 1945 ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Navy National Museum of Naval Aviation
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 28 Aug 1945
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 16 Jul 2014

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WW2-Era Place Name Nagoya, Chbu, Japan
Lat/Long 35.1833, 136.9000


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