Center of the Tokyo Raids and War Damage

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Center of the Tokyo Raids and War Damage
東京大空襲・戦災資料センター
Center of the Tokyo Raids and War Damage is located in Special wards of Tokyo
Center of the Tokyo Raids and War Damage
Location in Tokyo
Established2002
LocationKitasuna 1-5-4, Koto, Tokyo, Japan
Coordinates35°40′54″N 139°49′20″E / 35.6817°N 139.8223°E / 35.6817; 139.8223Coordinates: 35°40′54″N 139°49′20″E / 35.6817°N 139.8223°E / 35.6817; 139.8223
TypeHistory museum
DirectorKatsumoto Saotome
Public transit accessSumiyoshi Station
Websitetokyo-sensai.net/english_page

The Center of the Tokyo Raids and War Damage (東京大空襲・戦災資料センター, Tōkyō Daikūshū Sensai Shiryō Sentā) is a museum in Tokyo, Japan that presents information and artifacts related to the bombing of Tokyo during World War II. The museum opened in 2002 and was renovated in 2005, the 60th anniversary of the bombings.[1] In 2012, the Center presented an exhibition of 700 previously unseen photos from the bombing.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Joseph Coleman (March 9, 2005). "1945 Tokyo firebombing left legacy of terror, pain". Seattle Times. Associated Press. Retrieved January 23, 2014.
  2. ^ Kirk Spitzer (March 27, 2012). "A Forgotten Horror: The Great Tokyo Air Raid". Time. Retrieved January 24, 2014.
  3. ^ Ariyoshi Yuka (February 17, 2012). "Center to show photos of U.S. air raids from World War II". Asahi Shimbun. Archived from the original on 2014-01-24. Retrieved January 23, 2014.

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