Maps reveal how Japan’s cities were destroyed during World War II

The Journal of Historical Geography 2012 prize was awarded to a paper by David Fedman on how maps can show the bombing of Japan in World War II. Full details and some striking images here.

20130319-212248.jpg Thanks to Felix Driver for the alert.

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2 Responses to Maps reveal how Japan’s cities were destroyed during World War II

  1. Reblogged this on urbanculturalstudies and commented:
    This is a bit of a tangent, but there was a recnt episode of npr’s radiolab that looked at the story of a man who was bombed in and survived both Hiroshima and Nagasaki, came from an interview with the author of a recent book on the subject.

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