HIROSHIMA Two albums, predominantly of Japan, compiled by a crew member of the Royal Navy victualling ships Fort Constantine and Fort Beauharnois

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HIROSHIMA
Two albums, predominantly of Japan, compiled by a crew member of the Royal Navy victualling ships Fort Constantine and Fort Beauharnois

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HIROSHIMA
Two albums, predominantly of Japan, compiled by a crew member of the Royal Navy victualling ships Fort Constantine and Fort Beauharnois, gelatin silver prints, captioned in manuscript on the mounts, most mounted four or more per page and back to back, images typically 140 x 90mm. and smaller, pictorial lacquer boards (both defective), "In Memory of Japan 1947" on upper covers, oblong folio (260 x 350mm.), [c.1947]

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  • Including: views of the war damage at Kure, Hiroshima, including the secret Japanese naval base bombed by US and UK aircraft in 1945 which led to the destruction of Japan's last Imperial warships; approximately 17 views of the destruction caused by the atomic bomb, including 'before' and 'after' images, and some additional views of the bombing of Nagasaki. See illustration at page 54.
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