Skopje earthquake

House ruined by Skopje earthquake, Macedonia, 1963.

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Photographer Jovan Ritopecki; Date 1963; Place Skopje, Macedonia

Caption Victims of an earthquake which killed over 1,000 people and destroyed or seriously damaged 80 percent of the city's buildings.


Photographer Jovan Ritopecki; Date 1963; Place Skopje, Macedonia

Caption A father grieves his daughter after an earthquake which killed over 1,000 people and destroyed or seriously damaged 80 percent of the city's buildings.

July 29 1963 U.S. SHAKEN, TOO - COMES TO RESCUE

American soldiers carry supplies from U.S. Air Force plane at Skopje. The Air Force and the Army co-operated in bringing needed medical and other supplies to the victims of the earthquake."

Workers (probably university students) on reconstruction efforts after Skopje earthquake, Macedonia, 1963.

© Special Collections, J.B. Priestley Library, University of Bradford.

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