It’s said that video can capture the words of a nation, which is why we bring you the top maritime photos from the tsunami that has stricken Japan.

Tsunami At Sea

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-zfCBCq-8I[/youtube] This amazing video shows the tsunami as it develops out of a flat calm sea and passes under a Japanese Coast Guard ship.

First Person POV Footage

[vimeo width="625" height="506"]http://www.vimeo.com/21002445[/vimeo]

Escaping The Wave

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dM0Ue81bSMI[/youtube] This video shows an 80-year old woman and her teenage grandson’s amazing escape and rescued, nine days after the earthquake and tsunami hit.

The Moment Of Impact

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejBJ4sY-kEw[/youtube] Footage of the tsunami at the moment of reaching the port town of Miyako City in Iwate Prefecture, destroying everything in its path.

Nuclear Reactor Close-up Video

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aprycG9mlZc[/youtube]

Close up video of efforts to save the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactor complex. (For an inside view of a similar reactor click HERE)

Also…

Be sure to visit our post: Japan Tsunami – Top 10 Maritime Photos Of Disaster & Recovery

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