Tokyo 1945 Firebombing Then and Now

This combo of two photos shows initial destruction and reconstruction after the March 10,1945 firebombing. The top photo taken on March 19, 1945 shows an incendiary bomb-devastated area and Sumida-gawa Bridge after Tokyo firebombing. The bottom photo taken 70 years later on March 7, 2015, shows trains run over Sumida-gawa Bridge with Japan’s tallest building “Tokyo Skytree” in Tokyo. (AP Photo/The Center of the Tokyo Raids and War Damage, Eugene Hoshiko)

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