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    • Damage at Elmendorf AFB.

    • Damage at Elmendorf AFB.

    • Title taken from from photo.
      . "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- BASE DAMAGE -- Damage to Elmendorf AFB [Air Force Base] may reach as high as 10 million dollars in the wake of the Good Friday earthquake. Here, a portion of a...

    • UAF-1972-153-62
    • Fishing boats on their sides.

    • Fishing boats on their sides.

    • Title taken from back of photo and accompanying note.
      "Two Fishing boats lay on their sides in the city of Kodiak when they were swept in by the massive tidal waves which struck March 27th. The building to the right, smashed as if a gigantic...

    • UAF-1972-153-24
    • Tidal wave damage

    • Tidal wave damage

    • Title from verso.

      Full comments from verso read: "HQ AAC -- TIDAL WAVE DAMAGE -- Inrushing seas at Seward, Alaska, following the Good Friday earthquake, accounted for more damage than the 'quake itself. Here, a gigantic 200 ton diesel switch...

    • UAF-1972-153-58
    • Destroyed home.

    • Destroyed home.

    • Title taken from accompanying note.
      "Destroyed home in the Turnagain area Anch. [Anchorage] Ak., following the Alaska Earthquake 3/27/64". Additional notes read: "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- Many of the homes in the...

    • UAF-1972-153-79
    • Damaged homes.

    • Damaged homes.

    • Title taken from accompanying note.
      "Damaged homes in the Anchorage area in Alaska following the alaska Earthquake 3/27/64". Additional notes read: "HQ [Headquarters] AAC [Alaskan Air Command] -- DAMAGED HOMES -- Damage in the Anchorage area...

    • UAF-1972-153-83

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