Photo Essay: Destruction in Japan

Sendai Airport

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Photo: U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Samuel Morse

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Sendai Airport

Air Force and Marine airlift and rescue members look out over the debris at Sendai Airport. The small dots covering the runway are vehicles dumped there when the tsunami waters receded.