Amazing Photographs Showing Life in Japan during the Late 1940s

After Japan’s surrender in World War II, the country rapidly changed from an imperial nation under an emperor, to a democratic and demilitarized state. Much of Japan lay in ruins after the war, devastated by air raids and the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Yet the country’s economy grew so fast that by 1964,Continue reading “Amazing Photographs Showing Life in Japan during the Late 1940s”

33 Amazing Photos Of The Firebombing Of Tokyo In 1945

The firebombing of Tokyo in March 1945 — called Operation Meetinghouse by the Americans — would become the deadliest air raid in human history. Early in the morning on March 10, 1945, terrified residents of Japan’s capital awoke to an inescapable inferno. By the time the sun rose, 100,000 people would be dead, tens ofContinue reading “33 Amazing Photos Of The Firebombing Of Tokyo In 1945”

30 Breathtakingly Colorized Photos Show the Horror of the War in the Pacific During World War II

Stunning photos of the US Army during the War in the Pacific have been brought to life through vivid colorization. The breathtaking images capture the perils of war, from men being stretchered away to hospital to soldiers fighting at Okinawa. From December 1941 to September 1945, war raged on across Asia and the Pacific. TheContinue reading “30 Breathtakingly Colorized Photos Show the Horror of the War in the Pacific During World War II”