Mystery holes in western Tokyo farmland, 1945

I. From Chofu, in western Tokyo (Google maps), circa 1945. Source: (GSI)

Could these be “bomb ponds”?, 爆弾池 (bakudanike)? Or are these merely imperfections or blemishes in the film?

II. In other bomb-related news…”pumpkin bombs” パンプキン爆弾 /  「模擬原爆」 practice bombs


Bomb ponds

Pumpkin bombs

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