During World War II

Japan (141)
During World War II (146)

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146 items
Relatives in Japan (ddr-csujad-42-241)
img Relatives in Japan (ddr-csujad-42-241)
Photographed are the Takano family's relatives in Japan, including Itoko, Hideo, Shin'ichi, Shohei, and a housemaid. It was taken during their visit at Yasukuni Shrine, Tokyo, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_10_002
Masao Takano (ddr-csujad-42-242)
img Masao Takano (ddr-csujad-42-242)
Photographed is Masao Takano at age 21. The handwritten note on the back side reads: Masao Takano at age 21, 1943. Title from note. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: tak_02_10_003
Letter from Kiyoshi Adachi to Mrs. Margaret Gunderson, June 29, 1946 (ddr-csujad-55-251)
doc Letter from Kiyoshi Adachi to Mrs. Margaret Gunderson, June 29, 1946 (ddr-csujad-55-251)
Correspondence from Kiyoshi [?] Adachi to Margaret Gunderson describing the wartime environment and daily life in Osaka, Japan. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0253
Letter from Kan'ichiro Nagumo to Shoji Nagumo, March 23, 1943. English translation (ddr-csujad-55-891)
doc Letter from Kan'ichiro Nagumo to Shoji Nagumo, March 23, 1943. English translation (ddr-csujad-55-891)
Translation from Japanese to English of a message from Kan'ichiro Nagumo to Shoji Nagumo, sent via the Red Cross. For original telegram, see: sac_jaac_0892. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0893
Robert Yano interview (ddr-csujad-6-36)
doc Robert Yano interview (ddr-csujad-6-36)
Oral history interview with Robert Yano. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: SCRC_YANO_ROBERT
Masayoshi Sugimoto (ddr-csujad-8-67)
doc Masayoshi Sugimoto (ddr-csujad-8-67)
Oral history interview with Masayoshi Sugimoto. Information on the oral history project is found in: csuf_stp_0012A; Glossary in: csuf_stp_0014. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: FCPL Sugimoto, Masayoshi
Messages between Tomosuke Masukawa in the Poston in Arizona and Hidetaro Myoren in Hiroshima, Japan, October 29, 1942-September 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-545)
doc Messages between Tomosuke Masukawa in the Poston in Arizona and Hidetaro Myoren in Hiroshima, Japan, October 29, 1942-September 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-545)
Messages exchanged between Tomosuke Masukawa at the Poston camp in Arizona and his father-in-law, Hidetaro Myoren, in Hiroshima, Japan. The original message informed Hidetaro of the safety of Tomosuke's family in the camp. The reply message informed of deaths of Hidetaro and Kazuko Myoren. The two messages were exchanged with the assistance of the Red Cross, …
Letter from Yasaku Naohara to Nobuo Naohara, February 5, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-571)
doc Letter from Yasaku Naohara to Nobuo Naohara, February 5, 1943 (ddr-csujad-38-571)
A message from Yasaku Naohara in Hiroshima, Japan, to his relative, George Nobuo Naohara in Long Beach, California. It informs George of the safety of his relatives in Hiroshima, Japan. The message was delivered with the assistance of the Red Cross, including Société de la Croix-Rouge du Japon, Comité international de la Croix-Rouge, and American Red …
See Grim fight in the Pacific: repatriates on Gripsholm report Japanese morale high (ddr-csujad-38-407)
doc See Grim fight in the Pacific: repatriates on Gripsholm report Japanese morale high (ddr-csujad-38-407)
A newspaper clipping titled: See Grim fight in the Pacific: repatriates on Gripsholm report Japanese morale high. It was sent from Laura in Lawrence, Kansas to Mitzi Masukawa Naohara incarcerated at the Poston camp in Arizona. It cites comments from the American repatriates traded between the U.S. and Japan regarding the morale of the Japanese that …
Letter from Yasu Ikuma to Shoji Nagumo, September 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-892)
doc Letter from Yasu Ikuma to Shoji Nagumo, September 2, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-892)
Letter from Yasu Ikuma in Tokyo, Japan to Shoji Nagumo in Los Angeles, California. It was sent via the Red Cross and forwarded to the Heart Mountain incarceration camp where Shoji Nagumo was incarcerated. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0894
Letter from Kan'ichiro Nagumo to Shoji Nagumo, March 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-890)
doc Letter from Kan'ichiro Nagumo to Shoji Nagumo, March 23, 1943 (ddr-csujad-55-890)
A message sent via the Red Cross from Kanichiro Nagumo in Gunma-ken, Japan, to Shoji Nagumo in Los Angeles, California, and forwarded to the Heart Mountain incarceraton. For English translation, see: sac_jaac_0893. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: sac_jaac_0892
Oral history with Mary Tomita (ddr-csujad-29-392)
av Oral history with Mary Tomita (ddr-csujad-29-392)
An oral interview with Mary Tomita. The interview was conducted for the Japanese American Oral History Project by California State University, Fullerton. Transcript is found in item: csufccop_jaoh_0964. See this object in the California State Universities Japanese American Digitization project site: 2859_T01
Smoke-filled street view of Sukiyabashi (ddr-densho-381-78)
img Smoke-filled street view of Sukiyabashi (ddr-densho-381-78)
Caption: 24. Looking in the direction of Sukiyabashi from the front of the Asahi Shimbum Building. 1500 hours.Jan. 27, 1945 (Asahi Shimbun mae yori Sukiyabashi homen wo nozomu. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi, gogo sanji)
Bodies of bombing victims at Yurakucho station (ddr-densho-381-110)
img Bodies of bombing victims at Yurakucho station (ddr-densho-381-110)
Caption: 29. 3 corpses of those who met death as a result of ill-starred bombing at Yurakucho station. Jan.27,1945 (Fuko bakudan no gisei to naru Yurakucho eki no zan shitai.Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Rainy street view of the Kandabashi area (ddr-densho-381-68)
img Rainy street view of the Kandabashi area (ddr-densho-381-68)
Caption: 13. Desolate cold rains descends around the Kandabashi area. Nov. 30, 1944 (Reiu shosho taru Kandabashi fukin. Showa juku nen juichi gatsu sanju nichi)
Burned bodies of bombing victims at a street corner (ddr-densho-381-100)
img Burned bodies of bombing victims at a street corner (ddr-densho-381-100)
Caption: 47. Burnt corpses embraced at one corner of a road in Honjo.Mar. 3 1945. (Doro no ikkaku ni atsumarite ai idaku shoshitai. Honjo nite .Showa niju nen sangatsu mikka)
Men carry the body of a victim (ddr-densho-381-76)
img Men carry the body of a victim (ddr-densho-381-76)
Caption: 21. Carrying away a corpse in front of the Sunamoto Building (Sunamoto and Sato Buildings) Jan. 27, 1945 (Sunamoto biru mae no shitai hanso. (Sunamoto biru.Sato biru) Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Stack of newspapers about Tokyo bombings (ddr-densho-381-114)
img Stack of newspapers about Tokyo bombings (ddr-densho-381-114)
Caption: Captions as carried by the Asahi, Yomiuri, and Mainichi Shimbun 1. B-29's attack in coordination with enemy task force 2. 130 B-29's recklessy bomb Tokyo 3. Imperial Household Department in Omiya Palace bombed 4. 600 carrier planes raid Kanto district 5. Civilian anti-air raid activity bravely staged in snow 6. Airfields, minition factories objective of …
Four men stand next to a destroyed bomb shelter (ddr-densho-381-106)
img Four men stand next to a destroyed bomb shelter (ddr-densho-381-106)
Caption: 53. Direct hit on a bomb shelter resulting in 40 instaneous deaths at Tachikawa city,Fujimicho 5 chome Mar. 4,1945 0330 hrs. (Tachikawa shi, Fujimi cho go chome.Saki yokoana shiki bokugo chokugeki.yonju sumei sokushi genjo. Showa niju nen shigatsu yokka.gozen sanji sanjippun)
Nazi Fifth Column in Japan (ddr-densho-381-53)
doc Nazi Fifth Column in Japan (ddr-densho-381-53)
A collection of articles, all written by Dr. Charles N. Spinks, about "Hitler's agents running Tokio [sic]."
Destruction of Cabinets' Printing Bureau (ddr-densho-381-90)
img Destruction of Cabinets' Printing Bureau (ddr-densho-381-90)
Caption: 37. Top-Flames devouring the Cabinets' Printing Bureau. Feb. 25, 1945 (Moka ni tsumareru naikaku insatsu kyoku. Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi). Bottom - The aftermath of the above. 27 structures completely destroyed. (Dojo yakeato. Nijushichi mune zensho)
Police officers stare into a bomb crater (ddr-densho-381-64)
img Police officers stare into a bomb crater (ddr-densho-381-64)
Caption: 9. April 18, 1942 Oku Police Dept. Area. Bomb crater. Diameter 10 meters, depth 3 meters. (Showa jushichi nen shigatsu juhachi nichi. Oku Keisatsu sho kannai. bakudan no rotoko. Chokkei ju meteru, fukasa san metoru)
Aerial map of bombings in the Maurnouchi area (ddr-densho-381-57)
img Aerial map of bombings in the Maurnouchi area (ddr-densho-381-57)
Caption: 2. Bombs that were dropped in the Maurnouchi area on Jan. 27, 1945 (Marunouchi shokana nai bakudan toka chiten. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Onlookers watch smoke pour from the Yasuda Savings Bank (ddr-densho-381-79)
img Onlookers watch smoke pour from the Yasuda Savings Bank (ddr-densho-381-79)
Caption: 25. The inflammation of the Yasuda Savings Bank by Sukiyabashi. Jan. 27, 1945 (Ensho chu no Sukiyabashi Yasuda Cochichu Ginko. Showa niju nen ichigatsu nijushichi nichi)
Asakusa Ward after the smoke cleared (ddr-densho-381-88)
img Asakusa Ward after the smoke cleared (ddr-densho-381-88)
Caption: 35. After the smoke had cleared in the vicinity of Asakusa Ward, Kaminarimon 2 chome Feb.25,1945 (Asakusa ku Kaminarimon ni chome, fukin no yakeato. Showa niju nen nigatsu nijugo nichi)
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