Extracts of US National Archives description “1. Main Shot (MS), high angle interior of gutted church, as the scene opens a Catholic priest walks from underneath the choir loft, at his side are four Japanese children. Priest kneels in prayer, looks around the gutted interior as small Japanese child clings to priest’s hand. 2. MS Japanese male searches through ruins of his former home for salvageable items. In the background can be seen the ruins of the Catholic Church. 3. MS Four Japanese boys searching through rubble for salvage. Also Two Japanese boys salvage tile from what was once the kitchen sink of a home. 4. MS Group of Japanese children along fringe of Motoyasu River, near bridge. 5. MS Looking NE, pedestrian traffic moving past the destroyed Agricultural Society Building in background. Located 3700 feet from ground zero at 178 degrees. 6. MS Several shots of group of Japanese children salvaging small pieces of tile. They use a rail spike to pry the tile loose. 7. MS A series of shots showing a group of Japanese laborers loading corrugated sheet metal scrap on a truck, preparatory to salvage.”

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