1st paperback ed. - Nashville : Vanderbilt University Press, 2008.
Book — xiv, 87 p. : ill. ; 23 x 26 cm.
Foreword / by Mark Selden
1945 : images. Landing
This book features moving images of Japan in the months after World War II ended, as captured by a young Marine Corps photographer.This stunning book assembles seventy-four of the remarkable pictures taken by a young Marine Corps photographer in Japan in the months immediately following World War II. From wrenching photographs of the devastation at Hiroshima and Nagasaki to quieter images of life returning to normal, "Japan 1945" testifies both to war's horrors and to human endurance. (source: Nielsen Book Data)
In September 1945 Joe O'Donnell was a twenty-three-year-old Marine Corps photographer whose orders were to document the aftermath of U.S. bombing raids on Japanese cities. Some of these photographs have been assembled for this book. (source: Nielsen Book Data)