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All Tokio in Flames; Death Toll Staggering, Sept. 2, 1923

March 11, 2011 |  4:01 pm




 
 
  Sept. 2, 1923, Japan Quake  

  Sept. 2, 1923, Japan Quake  


Sept. 2, 1923: Tokio is afire, many of the buildings of the city have collapsed, the water system is destroyed, the loss of life is heavy, all traffic has been suspended and the flames are spreading to surrounding towns, according to a message received here tonight by the Radio Corporation of America from the superintendent of the company's station at Tomioka regarding the great earthquakes of today.




 
  Sept. 2, 1923, Japan Quake  

  Sept. 2, 1923, Japan Quake  

  Sept. 2, 1923, Japan Quake  

  Sept. 2, 1923, Japan Quake  

  Sept. 2, 1923, Japan Quake  

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