Reconnaissance 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.

Caption   Reconnaissance 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. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States Library of Congress
Identification Code   Lot 10423-12
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Photos on Same Day See all photos dated 14 Aug 1945
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 20 Aug 2019

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Licensing  Public Domain



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WW2-Era Place Name Iwakuni, Yamaguchi, Japan
Lat/Long 34.1718, 132.2256


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