Catastrophic Bomb Damage in Tokyo During World War II

Below is a photograph -- which really isn't cool as much as it is historic -- showing Tokyo and the incredible damage caused by Allied bombing raids. Click on it to see the zoomed in version.

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Aerial view of bomb damage in Tokyo, Japan, during World War II
Aerial view of bomb damage in Tokyo, Japan, during World War II

Source: Library of Congress Here's another shot, this one a lower-level image.

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Low-level aerial view of destruction of a refinery in the Tokyo area, as the result of B-29 raids, during the five months of concentrated attacks on Japan, during the second world war
Low-level aerial view of destruction of a refinery in the Tokyo area, as the result of B-29 raids, during the five months of concentrated attacks on Japan, during the second world war

Source: Library of Congress