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Book damaged in the Skopje earthquake of 1963.

Book damaged in the Skopje earthquake  of 1963.
3 3 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 25cm

Description

The Macedonian city of Skopje was devastated by a major earthquake on the morning of 26th July, 1963. 80% of the city's buildings were destroyed and over 1000 people were killed. Today the city has been rebuilt, but the damaged railway station was left as a memorial, with its clock frozen at 5.17, the time the tremor occurred.

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10284306

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