[Digital South Asia Library]

Hensley Photo Archive

Title Two pagodas A larger version of this photograph is available by clicking on the small size photo below.

[Two pagodas]
Photographer Glenn S. Hensley
Date 1945
Subject pagoda; plane; transportation; municipal building; war damage
Notes "This view from the Custom House front balcony shows the Sule Pagoda at right and in the distance, at left, is the Shwe-da-gon Pagoda, Rangoon's largest and most elaborate. In the immediate foreground, lower right corner of photograph, is the wing structure of a U.S. P-51 Mustang fighter that crashed there, slamming up against the side if the Custom House. We had no indication about the fate of the pilot. "
Location "Rangoon, Burma"
Original negative held yes