Japan 1945

Japan 1945

A U.S. Marine's Photographs From Ground Zero

Book - 2005
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In September 1945 Joe O'Donnell was a twenty-three-year-old Marine Corps photographer wading ashore in Japan, then under American occupation. His orders were to document the aftermath of U.S. bombing raids in Japanese cities, including not only Hiroshima and Nagasaki, but also cities such as Sasebo, one of the more than sixty Japanese cities firebombed before the atomic blasts. "The people I met," he now recalls, "the suffering I witnessed, and the scenes of incredible devastation taken by my camera caused me to question every belief I had previously held about my so-called enemies."
Publisher: Nashville, Tenn. : Vanderbilt University Press, 2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780826514677
0826514677
Call Number: 940.544 ODONNELL
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Hiroshima-shi (Japan) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Pictorial works.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Pictorial works.
Bombing, Aerial -- Japan -- Pictorial works.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japanese Americans -- Pictorial works.
War photography -- United States -- History -- 20th century.

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