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Yokohama burning : the deadly 1923 earthquake and fire that helped forge the path to World War II

text Yokohama burning : the deadly 1923 earthquake and fire that helped forge the path to World War II

Summary
The story of the worst natural disaster of the twentieth century: the earthquakes, fires, and tsunamis of September 1923 that destroyed Yokohama and most of Tokyo and killed 140,000 people during two days of horror. Piecing together a minute-by-mi... Read more
Contents

September 1, 1923 -- City of silk -- The morning before -- On the waterfront -- The catfish and the keystone -- Inferno -- Tokyo burning -- Rescue -- Massacres -- Spreading the news -- Going home.

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xvi, 313 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Publisher
Free Press 2006

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TADL-WOOD 952.136 HAM in Adult Non-fiction Available

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