text Yokohama burning : the deadly 1923 earthquake and fire that helped forge the path to World War II
- 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
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.
- xvi, 313 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
- Free Press 2006