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Panoramic View of Nearly Total Devastation of San Francisco Other Effects of the Disaster  "This view of the San Francisco ruins shows many square blocks completely leveled. The photograph was taken on May 1, 1906, almost a month after the disaster. Much of the debris had already been hauled away leaving only empty ash-blackened blocks. Rebuilding of small buildings had begun

Panoramic View of Nearly Total Devastation of San Francisco Other Effe...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: San Francisco Examiner Release Status: Relea... more

An unidentified area of San Francisco suffers total devastation. Unknown woman poses for a picture. On April 18, 1906 at 5:15 AM a quake of 8.25 on the Richter scale hit San Francisco. Greater destruction came from the fires afterwards. The city burned for three days. The combination destroyed 490 city blocks and 25,000 buildings, leaving 250,000 homeless and killing between 450 and 700. Estimated damages, over $350 million

An unidentified area of San Francisco suffers total devastation. Unkno...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: San Francisco State: California (CA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public C... more

Ruins of the church in Peronne blown up by the Huns

Ruins of the church in Peronne blown up by the Huns

This image is a perfect illustration of the terrible devastation wrought by artillery fire during 'the Great War. The town of Peronne is close to the Somme, which witnessed some of the fiercest fighting and wor... more

[Fig tree after devastation by locusts, Palestine]

[Fig tree after devastation by locusts, Palestine]

Copyright by The Matson Photo Service, Los Angeles, California. Forms part of: the G. Eric and Edith Matson Photograph Collection.

Ras juni 1927

Ras juni 1927

Kaja Pedersen var fotograf på Rjukan. Hun var ansatt fotograf på Norsk Hydro i en lang periode i tillegg til privat virksomhet.

Rjukan Kirke. Ras 1927

Rjukan Kirke. Ras 1927

Kaja Pedersen var fotograf på Rjukan. Hun var ansatt fotograf på Norsk Hydro i en lang periode i tillegg til privat virksomhet.

Rjukan Kirke.Ras juni 1927.Ødelagte hus.

Rjukan Kirke.Ras juni 1927.Ødelagte hus.

Kaja Pedersen var fotograf på Rjukan. Hun var ansatt fotograf på Norsk Hydro i en lang periode i tillegg til privat virksomhet.

Ras juni 1927. Ødelagt hus på Jernbaneplassen.

Ras juni 1927. Ødelagt hus på Jernbaneplassen.

Huset ble totalskadet i raset og ble ikke bygget opp igjen. Det lå ovenfor de fire husene på Jernbaneplassen, tett inntil jernbanesporet. Stasjonsmester med kone bodde i huset og ble etter raset flyttet til Ing... more

Rjukan Kirke.Ras juni 1927.

Rjukan Kirke.Ras juni 1927.

Kaja Pedersen var fotograf på Rjukan. Hun var ansatt fotograf på Norsk Hydro i en lang periode i tillegg til privat virksomhet.

Rjukan Kirke.Ras juni 1927. Ødeleggelser

Rjukan Kirke.Ras juni 1927. Ødeleggelser

Kaja Pedersen var fotograf på Rjukan. Hun var ansatt fotograf på Norsk Hydro i en lang periode i tillegg til privat virksomhet.

Ras juni 1927. Skriugate.

Ras juni 1927. Skriugate.

Kaja Pedersen var fotograf på Rjukan. Hun var ansatt fotograf på Norsk Hydro i en lang periode i tillegg til privat virksomhet.

Ras juni 1927. Hus tatt av raset

Ras juni 1927. Hus tatt av raset

Kaja Pedersen var fotograf på Rjukan. Hun var ansatt fotograf på Norsk Hydro i en lang periode i tillegg til privat virksomhet.

The Libyan front: Ammunition for "Kittyhawk" aircraft American-made "Kittyhawk" fighters have been causing devastation among the transport columns of the Axis in Northern Africa by the strength of their fire power. The armourers who have charge of the gun carried in the air-craft are anxious to see the great work continue. Picture shows an Arab assistant to an R.A.F. armourer pleased with this original head-dress of ammunition for a "Kittyhawk".

The Libyan front: Ammunition for "Kittyhawk" aircraft American-made "K...

Title from item. British official photograph from OWI. No. CM-2288. Forms part of: FSA/OWI Collection (Library of Congress).

General panoramic view of Hiroshima after the bomb ... shows the devastation ... about 0.4 miles ... / official U.S. Army photo.

General panoramic view of Hiroshima after the bomb ... shows the devas...

Title from item. Official U.S. Army photo. Date stamped on verso: Jun 26 1946. Forms part of: New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection (Library of Congress).

Devastation Caused By Communism

Devastation Caused By Communism

Propaganda Posters Distributed in Asia

Tornado - Dadeville, Ala. , July 13, 2011 -- Willis Boyd, FEMA Video Specialist, videotapes wet debris removal along with barge and "john boat" activity on Lake Martin, Alabama, following the devastation of a series of tornados that struck parts of Alabama on April 27, 2011. FEMA assists disaster surviviors and affected communities with the help and expertise of partners like the U. S. Army Corps of Engneers. Photo by Christopher Mardorf / FEMA.

Tornado - Dadeville, Ala. , July 13, 2011 -- Willis Boyd, FEMA Video S...

The original database describes this as: Title: FEMA shoots video of wet debris removal on Lake Martin, Alabama Production Date: 07/13/2011 Caption: Dadeville, Ala. , July 13, 2011 -- Willis Boyd, FEMA Video... more

The 40th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is depicted in this collage done by Robert A. Carlisle. The collage, with four views representing our present-day weapons systems and two views reminding us of the Pearl Harbor devastation, serves to contrast our 1981 military readiness with our 1941 lack thereof

The 40th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, i...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Aerial view of devastation wreaked to a housing development by Hurricane Iwa

Aerial view of devastation wreaked to a housing development by Hurrica...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kauai State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

Aerial view of devastation left behind by hurricane Iwa

Aerial view of devastation left behind by hurricane Iwa

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kauai State: Hawaii (HI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

A right side view of a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter participating in rescue efforts along the Palo-Verde River. Record rainfalls on the first two days of October caused extreme flood devastation along the river in and around Tucson. The helicopter is assigned to Detachment 1, 37th Aerospace Rescue and Recovery Squadron, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base

A right side view of a UH-1 Iroquois helicopter participating in rescu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tucson State: Arizona (AZ) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT William B. Belcher Release Status: Released to Pu... more

Jamaican volunteers begin removing boxes from a pallet of supplies that arrived aboard a C-130 Hercules aircraft of the 50th Tactical Airlift Squadron earlier in the day. The U.S. government sent the supplies to help Jamaica recover from the devastation w

Jamaican volunteers begin removing boxes from a pallet of supplies tha...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kingston Country: Jamaica (JAM) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Matthew S. Gildow Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

After accepting the first shipment of U.S.-provided supplies, Jamaican prime minister Edward Seaga, left, speaks to reporters about his nation's response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Gilbert, a powerful storm that hit the island on September 12

After accepting the first shipment of U.S.-provided supplies, Jamaican...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Montego Bay Country: Jamaica (JAM) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Matthew S. Gildow Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Di... more

Two Jamaicans help to unload a pallet of plastic tarpaulins from a C-130 Hercules aircraft of the 50th Tactical Airlift Squadron. The supplies were furnished by the U.S. to help Jamaica deal with the devastation caused by Hurricane Gilbert, which hit the

Two Jamaicans help to unload a pallet of plastic tarpaulins from a C-1...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kingston Country: Jamaica (JAM) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Matthew S. Gildow Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digita... more

A local child looks at the surrounding devastation as U.S. Marines organize relief efforts in the aftermath of an earthquake

A local child looks at the surrounding devastation as U.S. Marines org...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Cabanatuan City Country: Philippines Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Lancaster Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... more

A demolished hangar and helicopter exemplify the devastation resulting from shelling and air attacks during Operation Desert Storm

A demolished hangar and helicopter exemplify the devastation resulting...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Base: Tallil Air Field Country: Iraq(IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: MAJ. Harmon Release Status: Released to Public... more

A charred building in Kuwait City exemplifies the devastation caused by shelling and air attacks during Operation Desert Storm.

A charred building in Kuwait City exemplifies the devastation caused b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: DESERT STORM Country: Kuwait(KWT) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT. David Mcleod Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... more

Crew members from the submarine tender USS PROTEUS (AS-19) clear away ash and debris on the grounds of the Patanawa Elementary School. The devastation resulted from the June eruption of Mount Pinatubo, a volcano that came alive for the first time in over 600 years

Crew members from the submarine tender USS PROTEUS (AS-19) clear away ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Subic Bay State: Luzon Country: Philippines(PHL) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Catherine Hogan Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

Crew members from the submarine tender USS PROTEUS (AS-19) clear away ash and debris on the grounds of the Patanawa Elementary School. The devastation resulted from the June eruption of Mount Pinatubo, a volcano that came alive for the first time in over 600 years

Crew members from the submarine tender USS PROTEUS (AS-19) clear away ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Naval Station, Subic Bay State: Luzon Country: Philippines(PHL) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Catherine Hogan Release Status: Released to Public Co... more

An aerial view of devastation caused by Hurricane Andrew, which struck the area on August 24th

An aerial view of devastation caused by Hurricane Andrew, which struck...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Homestead Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. 1ST Class Otero Release Status:... more

An aerial view of devastation caused by Hurricane Andrew, which struck the area on August 24th

An aerial view of devastation caused by Hurricane Andrew, which struck...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Homestead Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. 1ST Class Javier Otero Release ... more

An aerial view of devastation caused by Hurricane Andrew, which struck the area on August 24th

An aerial view of devastation caused by Hurricane Andrew, which struck...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Homestead Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT. 1ST Class Javier Otero Release ... more

A view of the devastation in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew

A view of the devastation in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HURRICANE ANDREW Base: Homestead Air Force Base State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Ope... more

CPT Floyd Gilbert from Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C., speaks with local residents at the relief center to find ways to help overcome the health problems resulting from Hurricane Andrew's devastation

CPT Floyd Gilbert from Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D....

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Homestead Goulds Park State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Kevin Thomas Release Status: Releas... more

The debris and devastation scattered across St. Thomas from Hurricane Marilyn is visible in this photograph. The U.S. Air Force is flying in personnel and relief supplies for victims of Hurricane Marilyn

The debris and devastation scattered across St. Thomas from Hurricane ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HURRICANE MARILYN Base: Saint Thomas State: Virgin Islands (VI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operato... more

An aerial view best shows the devastation left by Hurricane Marilyn. Homes without roofs, like broken doll houses, and belongings strewn across the island make the island look like some junk yard. Residents agree that it will take months before the islands return to the way they were before Marilyn

An aerial view best shows the devastation left by Hurricane Marilyn. H...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saint Thomas State: Virgin Islands (VI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Tana R. Hamilton Release Status: Rele... more

An aerial view best shows the devastation left by Hurricane Marilyn. Homes without roofs, like broken doll houses, and belongings strewn across the island make the island look like some junk yard. Residents agree that it will take months before the islands return to the way they were before Marilyn

An aerial view best shows the devastation left by Hurricane Marilyn. H...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Saint Thomas State: Virgin Islands (VI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Tana R. Hamilton Release Status: Rele... more

The debris and devastation scattered across St. Thomas from Hurricane Marilyn is visible in this photograph. The U.S. Air Force is flying in personnel and relief supplies for victims of Hurricane Marilyn

The debris and devastation scattered across St. Thomas from Hurricane ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: HURRICANE MARILYN Base: Saint Thomas State: Virgin Islands (VI) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operato... more

US Atomic Energy photographs in Life Magazine Exhibit. Photo of Hiroshima devastation after the dropping of an atomic bomb. Photograph of image taken July 15, 1948

US Atomic Energy photographs in Life Magazine Exhibit. Photo of Hirosh...

Digital Preservation File Name and Format: 434-LB-5-XBD201207-00406.TIF Photographs Documenting Scientists, Special Events, and Nuclear Research Facilities, Instruments, and Projects at the Berkeley Lab

Locals in Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina begin to unload farming equipment off trucks from Sarajevo, from the World Bank for the Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. The purpose of the project is to help resupply the local economy after its devastation due to the war

Locals in Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina begin to unload farming equi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Gorazde Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andy Dunaway, USAF Release ... more

Locals from Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina begin to unload the farming equipment off the trucks from Sarajevo, from the World Bank for the Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. The purpose of the project is to help resupply the local economy after its devastation due to the war

Locals from Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina begin to unload the farmin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Gorazde Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andy Dunaway, USAF Release ... more

US Air Force MASTER Sergeant David E. Bass, a videographer deployed from the 1ST Combat Camera Squadron, Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina, interviews Izet Masic, the Cantonal Minister of Agriculture for Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina, about the delivery of farming equipment to Gorazde, from the World Bank, for the Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project to help the farmers rebuild their land in support of Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. The purpose of the project is to help resupply the local economy after its devastation due to the war

US Air Force MASTER Sergeant David E. Bass, a videographer deployed fr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Gorazde Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andy Dunaway, USAF Release ... more

Locals from Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina, begin to unload the farming equipment off the trucks from Sarajevo, from the World Bank for the Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. The purpose of the project is to help resupply the local economy after its devastation due to the war

Locals from Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina, begin to unload the farmi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Gorazde Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andy Dunaway, USAF Release ... more

Tony Pope, the Consultant for the Representation Office of the European Commission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, is being interviewed about the delivery of farming equipment from the World Bank to Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina, for the Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project by US Air Force MASTER Sergeant David E. Bass, a videographer deployed from the 1ST Combat Camera Squadron, Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina, to document the Implementation Force during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR in Sarajevo. The purpose of the project is to help resupply the local economy after its devastation due to the war

Tony Pope, the Consultant for the Representation Office of the Europea...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Gorazde Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andy Dunaway Release Status... more

Locals from Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina, begin to unload farming equipment off trucks from Sarajevo, from the World Bank for the Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. The purpose of the project is to help resupply the local economy after its devastation due to the war

Locals from Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina, begin to unload farming e...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Gorazde Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andy Dunaway, USAF Release ... more

A local from Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina, parks the tractor he put together along with the other equipment for the local farmers that were delivered as part of the Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project paid for by the World Bank during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. The purpose of the project is to help resupply the local economy after its devastation due to the war

A local from Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina, parks the tractor he put...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Gorazde Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andy Dunaway, USAF Release ... more

Tony Pope, the Consultant for the Representation Office of the European Commission to Bosnia and Herzegovina, is being interviewed about the delivery of tractors for the Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project by US Air Force MASTER Sergeant David E. Bass, a videographer deployed from the 1ST Combat Camera Squadron Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina, to document the Implementation Force during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. The purpose of the project is to help resupply the local economy after its devastation due to the war

Tony Pope, the Consultant for the Representation Office of the Europea...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Gorazde Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Andy Dunaway, USAF Release ... more

Jead (standing) and Dzafovic Medin make final adjustments to a tractor donated by the World Bank for the Emergency Farm Reconstruction Project in Gorazde, Bosnia and Herzegovina, during Operation JOINT ENDEAVOR. The purpose of the project is to help resupply the local economy after its devastation due to the war

Jead (standing) and Dzafovic Medin make final adjustments to a tractor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT ENDEAVOR Base: Gorazde Country: Bosnia And/I Herzegovina (BIH) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Stan Parker, USAF Release St... more

The audience at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, applauds President William Jefferson Clinton on his plans to rebuild the flooded region of Grand Forks during a speech in a hangar to thousands of flood victims. A 3-bay hangar is temporarily housing over 2,500 Grand Forks evacuees during the disastrous flooding. The President visited Grand Forks to view the devastation first hand, 22 April 1997

The audience at Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota, applauds Pre...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Heather Cabral, USAF Rele... more

President William Jefferson Clinton enjoys a hearty ovation from those in attendance at a hangar at Grand Forks AFB, North Dokata. The 3-bay hangar is temporarily housing over 2,500 Grand Forks evacuees during the disastrous flooding. President Clinton visited Grand Forks to view the devastation first hand, 22 April 1997

President William Jefferson Clinton enjoys a hearty ovation from those...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

President Clinton bids a fond farewell to Brigadier General Kenneth Hess, Commander, 319 Air Refueling Wing, and his wife, Deb, before departing Grand Forks Air Force Base (AFB), North Dakota. The President visited Grand Forks to see the flood devastation first hand and talk to the evacuees at a temporary shelter at Grand Forks AFB

President Clinton bids a fond farewell to Brigadier General Kenneth He...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks Air Force Base State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Al Rubenstein, USAF Rele... more

Army Private Mark Sertich, assigned to the 188th Air Defense Artillery Battalion, from the North Dakota Army National Guard, directs traffic in Grand Forks, North Dakota, as citizens begin to return to their homes located in the town. The National Guard has set up roadblocks at all points entering into the flooded areas in both East Grand Forks, Minnesota, and Grand Forks, North Dakota. They are there to prevent looting and help disaster relief agencies deal with the devastation caused by the Red River flood that effected the two towns

Army Private Mark Sertich, assigned to the 188th Air Defense Artillery...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Grand Forks State: North Dakota (ND) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Paul R. Caron, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1999 TITLE: "Peek-A-Boo" CATEGORY: Portrait PLACE: Second Place Portrait CAPTION INFORMATION: Amidst a world of displacement, a little Turkish girl still finds what matters most - the ability to play. Living in a tent city in the suburbs of Izmit, Turkey, she is one of thousands displaced from their homes after the earthquake devastation that ripped through Northwestern Turkey. IMAGE FILE #DD-SP-01-00058

Military Photographer of the Year Winner 1999 TITLE: "Peek-A-Boo" CATE...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Johnny Bivera Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Command SGM Dewade Langley (right) leads two truck loads of Army National Guardsmen into the area affected by the total devastation of an F-5 tornado. The guardsman will augment local police (not shown) to protect the affected area from looters (not shown)

Command SGM Dewade Langley (right) leads two truck loads of Army Natio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Oklahoma City State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Kimble Release Status: Released to P... more

Even thought the roof and walls were destroyed everything remains on the shelves. The devastation from the F-5 tornado was total, as houses just exploded and cars (not shown) were tossed about like toys in the wind. The tornado was the largest recorded in Oklahoma's history, it was 1 mile wide and left a path of destruction 19 miles long (not shown)

Even thought the roof and walls were destroyed everything remains on t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Oklahoma City State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Kimble Release Status: Released to P... more

Volunteers from the Oklahoma Nation Guard are trucked in with US Army 5-ton trucks and High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) to serve as guards at checkpoints surrounding the affected area where a F-5 tornado left a path of devastation 1 mile wide and 19 miles long (not shown). The national guard is augmenting local police to prevent looting and to keeping citizens (not shown) from entering the area because of gas and fuel leaks (not shown)

Volunteers from the Oklahoma Nation Guard are trucked in with US Army ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Oklahoma City State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Kimble Release Status: Released to P... more

Even thought the roof and walls were destroyed everything remains on the shelves. The devastation from the F-5 tornado was total, as houses just exploded and cars (not shown) were tossed about like toys in the wind. The tornado was the largest recorded in Oklahoma's history, it was 1 mile wide and left a path of destruction 19 miles long (not shown)

Even thought the roof and walls were destroyed everything remains on t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Oklahoma City State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Kimble Release Status: Released to P... more

A chair remains standing in the middle of total destruction. The devastation from the F-5 tornado was total, as houses just exploded and cars (not shown) were tossed about like toys in the wind. The tornado (not shown) was the largest recorded in Oklahoma's history, it was 1 mile wide and left a path of destruction 19 miles long

A chair remains standing in the middle of total destruction. The devas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Oklahoma City State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Kimble Release Status: Released to P... more

MSGT Elliott Finkelstien from 4th CTCS documents the devastation from the F-5 tornado was total, as houses just exploded and after cars were tossed about like toys in the wind. The tornado was the largest recorded in Oklahoma's history, it was 1 mile wide and left a path of destruction 19 miles long

MSGT Elliott Finkelstien from 4th CTCS documents the devastation from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Oklahoma City State: Oklahoma (OK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Bill Kimble Release Status: Released to P... more

Seen through a broken out window, New York City firemen and rescue workers walk beneath an American flag as the men work their way toward the heart of the devastation that was once the World Trade Center in New York City, New York, on September 14, 2001

Seen through a broken out window, New York City firemen and rescue wor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New York State: New York (NY) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Preston Keres, USN Release Status: Released to... more

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Michael Miller, 130th Airlift Wing (AW), Civil Engineers Squadron (CES), West Virginia (WV) Air National Guard (ANG), takes a much needed break to pause and reflect on the devastation as he uses a Bobcat to help clear debris in the town of Welch, WV, following floods the devastated the City and the Southern part of the State

US Air Force (USAF) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Michael Miller, 130th Airli...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Welch State: West Virginia (WV) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Lawrence E. Pierce, USAF Release Status: Rel... more

As part of Operation Ivan, Florida Air National Guard SENIOR AIRMAN Jaclyn Blackson, 125th Fighter Wing, documents damage to a Cessna 172 Skyhawk as part of the devastation left by Hurricane Ivan at the Pensacola Regional Airport in the Pensacola area. (U.S. Air Force photo by STAFF Sergeant Shelley Gill) (Released)

As part of Operation Ivan, Florida Air National Guard SENIOR AIRMAN Ja...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Pensacola Regional Airport State: Florida (FL) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Shelley Gill, USAF Release St... more

Aerial view of devastation surrounding the city of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia, in the aftermath of the massive Tsunami that struck the area on the December 26, 2004

Aerial view of devastation surrounding the city of Banda Aceh, Sumatra...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Banda Aceh State: Sumatra Country: Indonesia (IDN) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Patrick M. Bonafede, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

US Navy (USN) Aviation Anti-submarine Warfare Operator Second Class (AW2) Timothy Sullivan views the devastation of Banda Aceh, from a SH-60F Seahawk helicopter, Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 2 (HS-2), Golden Falcons, Naval Air Station North Island (NASNI), California (CA). HS-2 embarked onboard the Nimitz Class Aircraft Carrier USS ABRAHAM LINCOLN (CVN 72) [not shown] and transporting supplies, bringing in disaster relief teams and supporting humanitarian airlifts to Tsunami stricken coastal regions. The Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (CSG) is currently operating in the Indian Ocean off the waters of Indonesia and Thailand in support of Tsunami Humanitarian Relief Efforts

US Navy (USN) Aviation Anti-submarine Warfare Operator Second Class (A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Banda Aceh State: Sumatra Country: Indonesia (IDN) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Patrick M. Bonafede, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combi... more

An aerial view of the devastation caused by the Tsunami to the coastal region near Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia

An aerial view of the devastation caused by the Tsunami to the coastal...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Banda Aceh State: Sumatra Country: Indonesia (IDN) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Tyler J. Clements, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined... more

The coast of Sumatra, Indonesia (IDN) in the southern Aceh region from the air reveals her beauty in spite of the devastation that was left in wake of the Tsunami which struck most of the region

The coast of Sumatra, Indonesia (IDN) in the southern Aceh region from...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Sumatra Country: Indonesia (IDN) Scene Major Command Shown: CVN-72 Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Jeremie Yoder, Usn Release Status: Released to Pu... more

A young Indonesian boy appears overwhelmed by the devastation caused by the tsunami which destroyed his home in Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia (IDN)

A young Indonesian boy appears overwhelmed by the devastation caused b...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Banda Aceh State: Sumatra Country: Indonesia (IDN) Scene Major Command Shown: Tsunami disaster scene Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Tyler J. Clement... more

A young Indonesian boy appears overwhelmed by the devastation caused by the Dec. 26 tsunami.

A young Indonesian boy appears overwhelmed by the devastation caused b...

Indonesia (Jan. 14, 2005) A young Indonesian boy appears overwhelmed by the devastation caused by the Dec. 26 tsunami. U.S. Military personnel are assisting local authorities using helicopters to transport supp... more

Military and commercial support ships operate relief efforts just off-shore from the devastation of downtown Banda Aceh.

Military and commercial support ships operate relief efforts just off-...

Meulaboh, Sumatra, Indonesia (Jan. 15, 2005) Military and commercial support ships operate relief efforts just off-shore from the devastation of downtown Meulaboh. The United Nations Health Care Relief Organiza... more

The devastation of the coast and homes caused by a tsunami near Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on Jan. 16, 2005. (U.S. Air Force PHOTO by TECH. SGT. Scott Ree21

The devastation of the coast and homes caused by a tsunami near Banda ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A US Navy (USN) Flight Engineer returns a child to its mother at the Louis Armstrong International Airport, in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA). The mother and child were evacuated via helicopter as part of the relief efforts following the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in the New Orleans area

A US Navy (USN) Flight Engineer returns a child to its mother at the L...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Louis Armstrong Iap, New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Scott Reed, USAF Rele... more

US President George W. Bush renders a salute as he exits the VH-60N helicopter, Marine 1, of Special Air Mission Squadron One (HMX-1) at Kessler Air Force Base (AFB), Mississippi (MS). President Bush is enroute to a tour of the Biloxi area to view the devastation of Hurricane Katrina after the category-4 hurricane battered the Gulf Coast with wind gusts in excess of 140 miles per hour, leaving millions of people without power, and hundreds of thousands homeless

US President George W. Bush renders a salute as he exits the VH-60N he...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Keesler Air Force Base State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Mike Buytas, USAF Release Sta... more

A chemical fire billows its smoke into the horizon near downtown New Orleans, Louisiana (LA), after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the city causing floods and devastation

A chemical fire billows its smoke into the horizon near downtown New O...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Shannon Bond, USAF Release Status: Release... more

A US Army (USA) Medical Assistant unloads food and water supplies from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at the Louisiana Super Dome in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA). The Super Dome is being used as a central staging and relocation center for thousands of displaced New Orleans residents affected by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina

A US Army (USA) Medical Assistant unloads food and water supplies from...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released ... more

A US Army (USA) MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter lands on the freeway near the Interstate Highway-10 intersection for Baton Rouge and Slidell Louisiana (LA), to evacuate displaced residents from New Orleans area affected by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Thousands of displaced residents are being relocated to temporary shelters through the United States

A US Army (USA) MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter lands on the freeway near ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released ... more

A US Air Force (USAF) Security Police (SP) from the 136th Security Forces Squadron (SFS), and a US Army (USA) Military Police (MP) prepare to assist displaced New Orleans, Louisiana (LA), residents being evacuated form the Super Dome to the Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans. The Super Dome is being used as a central staging and relocation center for thousands of displaced New Orleans residents affected by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina

A US Air Force (USAF) Security Police (SP) from the 136th Security For...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released ... more

Displaced residents from New Orleans board a US Navy (USN) MH-60S KnightHawk helicopter outside the Super Dome in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA). The Super Dome is being used as a central staging and relocation center for thousands of displaced residents affected by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina

Displaced residents from New Orleans board a US Navy (USN) MH-60S Knig...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released ... more

US Army (USA) Flight Engineers unloads food and water supplies from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter at the Louisiana Super Dome in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA). The Super Dome is being used as a central staging and relocation center for thousands of displaced New Orleans residents affected by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina

US Army (USA) Flight Engineers unloads food and water supplies from a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released ... more

Displaced residents from New Orleans board a US Army (USA) MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter outside the Super Dome in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA). The Super Dome is being used as a central staging and relocation center for thousands of displaced residents affected by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina

Displaced residents from New Orleans board a US Army (USA) MH-60 Black...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released ... more

A displaced resident from New Orleans, eats a meal ready-to-eat (MRE) at a forward staging point prior to being evacuated to the Louis Armstrong International Airport in Louisiana (LA). Thousands of displaced residents affected by the devastation of Hurricane Katrina are being relocated to temporary shelters through the United States

A displaced resident from New Orleans, eats a meal ready-to-eat (MRE) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: MSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released ... more

A US Army (USA) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 4th Infantry Division flies towards the Louisiana Super Dome in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA). The Super Dome is being used as a central staging and relocation center for thousands of displaced New Orleans residents affected by the flooding and devastation of Hurricane Katrina

A US Army (USA) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 4th Infant...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Kevin J. Gruenwald, USAF Release Status: R... more

A US Navy (USN) aircrew member on board a USN MH-53E Sea Dragon gazes out at the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina while transporting personnel to Naval Air Station New Orleans in support of Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. The Navy is contributing to the humanitarian assistance operations led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in conjunction with the Department of Defense (DoD)

A US Navy (USN) aircrew member on board a USN MH-53E Sea Dragon gazes ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: PH3(Aw) Greg Pierot, Usn Release Status: Releas... more

A US Army (USA) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 4th Infantry Division flies towards the Louisiana Super Dome in New Orleans, Louisiana (LA). The Super Dome is being used as a central staging and relocation center for thousands of displaced New Orleans residents affected by the flooding and devastation of Hurricane Katrina

A US Army (USA) UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter assigned to the 4th Infant...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Kevin J. Gruenwald, USAF Release Status: R... more

U.S. Navy Seabees observe first hand the devastation from Hurricane Katrina as they travel along Route 90 in Gulfport, Miss.

U.S. Navy Seabees observe first hand the devastation from Hurricane Ka...

Gulfport, Miss. (Sep. 07, 2005) U.S. Navy Seabees observe first hand the devastation from Hurricane Katrina as they travel along Route 90 in Gulfport, Miss. The Navy's involvement in the Hurricane Katrina human... more

US Navy (USN) Seabees traveling in High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) observe first hand the devastation from Hurricane Katrina as they travel along Route 90 in Gulfport, Mississippi (MS). The USN is taking part in Joint Task Force (JTF) Katrina, by aiding in humanitarian assistance operations, led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), in conjunction with the Department of Defense (DOD)

US Navy (USN) Seabees traveling in High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: JOINT TASK FORCE (JTF) KATRINA Base: Gulfport State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera O... more

A battered newspaper box in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana (LA), contains an edition of The Times-Picayune for Sunday paper. It warns of the possible devastation Hurricane Katrina may bring. (A3569)

A battered newspaper box in downtown New Orleans, Louisiana (LA), cont...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: New Orleans State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Sheree Casper, Oharng Release Status: Relea... more

North Dakota Air National Guard (NDANG) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Scott Breidenbach (left) and NDANG Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Marck Ugelstad, 119th Fighter Wing (FW), Hector Field (FLD), North Dakota (ND), clear damaged trees from the yard of a Waveland, Mississippi (MS) home following the devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina

North Dakota Air National Guard (NDANG) Technical Sergeant (TSGT) Scot...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Gulport (ANGCRTC) State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SMSGT David H. Lipp, USAF Release Statu... more

North Dakota Air National Guard (NDANG) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Donald Purser, 119th Fighter Wing (FW), Hector Field (FLD), North Dakota (ND), clears damaged trees from the yard of a Waveland, Mississippi (MS) home following the devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina

North Dakota Air National Guard (NDANG) MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Donald ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Gulport (ANGCRTC) State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SMSGT David H. Lipp, USAF Release Statu... more

MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Timothy McDowell (left), USAF MSGT Timothy Laney, NDANG SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Chad Lewis, and NDANG SRA Nikolas Guttormson (right), 119th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), Hector Field (FLD), North Dakota (ND), carry toilets out of a flood damaged structure in Biloxi, Mississippi (MS), following the devastation left behind by Hurricane Katrina

MASTER Sergeant (MSGT) Timothy McDowell (left), USAF MSGT Timothy Lane...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Gulport (ANGCRTC) State: Mississippi (MS) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SMSGT David H. Lipp, USAF Release Statu... more

Taking a break from sorting through the damage left by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Stacey Besselman stands on the front porch of herJackson Barracks home, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005. Besselman's home was one of many buildings on Jackson Barracks that had been submerged by flood waters as a result of Hurricane Katrina."The worst part was actually moving through the parishes to get here and seeing the devastation and fearing the worst,"said Besselman, commenting on returning to her home. Besselman's husband is 2nd LT. William Besselman, of the Louisiana Army National Guard's B Company, 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team. (U.S. Army photo by STAFF SGT. Jon...

Taking a break from sorting through the damage left by Hurricanes Katr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: Taking a break from sorting through the damage left by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, Stacey Besselman stands on the front porch o... more

Stacey Besselman looks through a family photo album as she sorts through items in her Jackson Barracks home, Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005.  Besselman's home was one of many buildings on Jackson Barracks that had been submerged by flood waters as a result of Hurricane Katrina."The worst part was actually moving through the parishes to get here and seeing the devastation and fearing the worst,"said Besselman. Besselman's husband is 2nd LT. Bill Besselman, of the Louisiana Army National Guard's B Company, 3rd Battalion, 156th Infantry Regiment, 256th Brigade Combat Team. (U.S. Army photo by STAFF SGT. Jon Soucy) (Released)

Stacey Besselman looks through a family photo album as she sorts throu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Houma State: Louisiana (LA) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jon Soucy, USA Release Status: Released to Publi... more

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA., October 2, 2005 -- Activity returns to Canal Street. The once empty deserted heart of the shopping and tourist district, Canal Street is brimming with life as New Orleans recovers from the devastation of Hurricane Katrina. Patricia Brach/FEMA

[Hurricane Katrina] New Orleans, LA., October 2, 2005 -- Activity retu...

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