Misawa Images

Photos of Misawa AB and Japan, Past & Present


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1957 Bong Theater2276 views
1968_c14_hill_road_damage_-_near_ski_slope_toward_hill.jpg
1968 cc Hill Road Damage2010 views
1968_a32_home_damage.jpg
1968 bb Onbase Housing Interior Damage1849 viewsAll facilities onbase were damaged. No heat for remainder of winter; no electricity for a month; no water for 2 months. Base delivered 5 gal. water daily for each family; Red Cross fed residents 3 times daily.
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01 AP Alley Map1803 viewsEven though this is a map from about 2007, the paths of the Alley are still true. Critical reference points (the Bend, the "Y", Chiisai Alley, and the Knee) are all flagged to help orient the viewer.

The yellow street is Misawa's main drag and the broad white road leads to the main gate.
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1968 bd Base Commissary Canned Goods1733 viewsThis is the canned goods aisle in the base commissary following the earthquake.
Dented cans, anyone?
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1968 aj Misawa BP Filling Station1666 viewsThe BP Service Station on the Main Drag feels the effects of the earthquake.
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1968 ba Damaged Offbase Housing1644 views
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1968 ca Hill Road Damage1643 viewsThis photo was taken on the road from the Hill looking toward the golf course. Lake Ogawara is on the left, and little Lake Ane-numa to the right.
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1958 Shades Shack1623 viewsThis is a famous landmark in AP Alley ('tho few will admit to recognizing it), not far into the Alley from the main gate. Shades was a well-known personality in the late '50s and early '60s, renown for her "lip service".
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1968 ag Misawa Damage1605 views
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1968 bc Onbase Housing Interior Damage1585 viewsThe quake emptied the closet in this house.
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1968 ak Misawa Collapsed School1576 viewsThis is a view of one end of a collapsed Misawa school building.
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