Postwar occupation of Japan

Military service (201)
Postwar occupation of Japan (482)

482 items
Repatriation examination section (ddr-densho-397-367)
img Repatriation examination section (ddr-densho-397-367)
The caption in the photo album reads "My exclusive office 'Examination Section'". The sign in the photo reads "24th Division Artillery Hakata Repatriation Detachment Examination Section". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Group readying for repatriates (ddr-densho-397-342)
img Group readying for repatriates (ddr-densho-397-342)
The caption in the photo album reads "Repatriation Ship 'Unzen Maru' - Japanese demob + Home Ministry men getting prepared. Mr. Funahashi in black overcoat, Chief of 1st Demob Hakata BR, a former colonel; Mr Mayekawa to his left, from Sasebo, a former Air Corps Major, Mr. TsuTsui at rt rear of Funahashi, a former colonel; …
Leaving Hokkaido airfield (ddr-densho-397-221)
img Leaving Hokkaido airfield (ddr-densho-397-221)
The caption in the photo album reads "So long, Chitose". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Allied soldiers meeting repatriation boat (ddr-densho-397-343)
img Allied soldiers meeting repatriation boat (ddr-densho-397-343)
The caption in the photo album reads "Repatriation Ship 'Unzen Maru' - Lts. Rucker, Satoda, Maj. Locke meeting repat boot". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Group of servicemen (ddr-densho-397-137)
img Group of servicemen (ddr-densho-397-137)
The caption in the photo album reads "Okujo of NYK 1st Lt Minanaski - 2nd Lt Tagami - CWO Tamada - Capt. Yasutake". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Japanese city (ddr-densho-397-304)
img Japanese city (ddr-densho-397-304)
The caption in the photo album reads "COI and billet yonder from MP House Jan. '47". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Dormitory (ddr-densho-397-139)
img Dormitory (ddr-densho-397-139)
The caption in the photo album reads "My bed - 2d from yonder RM 330A, NYK". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Headquarters of IX Corps of US Army (ddr-densho-397-160)
img Headquarters of IX Corps of US Army (ddr-densho-397-160)
The caption in the photo album reads "HQ, IX Corps Sendai formerly [written in Japanese]". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Welsh Fusiliers (ddr-densho-397-112)
img Welsh Fusiliers (ddr-densho-397-112)
The caption in the photo album reads "Welsh Fusiliers parade. Front rows carry axes and picks". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Sapporo market (ddr-densho-397-194)
img Sapporo market (ddr-densho-397-194)
The caption in the photo album reads "a fruit stand". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
American soldier with Japanese woman (ddr-densho-397-173)
img American soldier with Japanese woman (ddr-densho-397-173)
The caption in the photo album reads "Col. Allen". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Colonel and Geisha (ddr-densho-397-168)
img Colonel and Geisha (ddr-densho-397-168)
The caption in the photo album reads "Col Allen posing with Geisha". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Japanese tobacco plant (ddr-densho-397-317)
img Japanese tobacco plant (ddr-densho-397-317)
The caption in the photo album reads "At the Hokkaido tobacco plant". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Plane on runway (ddr-densho-397-202)
img Plane on runway (ddr-densho-397-202)
The caption in the photo album reads "Our Plane rolls in at Yamato Airfield". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Repatriates arrive in Japan (ddr-densho-397-380)
img Repatriates arrive in Japan (ddr-densho-397-380)
The caption in the photo album reads "Smiles for an American soldier after 3 days of rough voyage Mar '47". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Soldiers pose next to sleigh (ddr-densho-397-320)
img Soldiers pose next to sleigh (ddr-densho-397-320)
The caption in the photo album reads "Lts. Satoda and Ishimoto merely posing beside horse-drawn sleigh Aomor Feb. '47". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Soldiers waiting for repatriation boat (ddr-densho-397-344)
img Soldiers waiting for repatriation boat (ddr-densho-397-344)
The caption in the photo album reads "Repatriation Ship 'Unzen Maru' - Repat boat seen in distance Mr. Tsutsui in JPSE uniform". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-236)
img Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-236)
The caption in the photo album reads "Anti Yoshida Cabinet Demonstration - 'It's About Time You Quit!'". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Sapporo (ddr-densho-397-177)
img Sapporo (ddr-densho-397-177)
The caption in the photo album reads "Sign says 'Sapporo Naebo'". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-232)
img Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-232)
The caption in the photo album reads "Anti Yoshida Cabinet Demonstration - For a wider view". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Imperial Palace (ddr-densho-397-250)
img Imperial Palace (ddr-densho-397-250)
The caption in the photo album reads "Palace Grounds". \n\n Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Nisei soldiers at train station (ddr-densho-397-328)
img Nisei soldiers at train station (ddr-densho-397-328)
The caption in the photo album reads "Nisei GI camera fiends. Moji in background". The soldiers are at Shimonoseki train station in southern Japan. Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-234)
img Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-234)
The caption in the photo album reads "Anti Yoshida Cabinet Demonstration - Sing by waving red flag a crowd of 1 million". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Ferry at Hakodate Port (ddr-densho-397-299)
img Ferry at Hakodate Port (ddr-densho-397-299)
The caption in the photo album reads "An Aomori-Hakodate ferry docked at Hakodate Port Jan. '47". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Repatriate after medical exam (ddr-densho-397-366)
img Repatriate after medical exam (ddr-densho-397-366)
The caption in the photo album reads "Altho DDT powder should be on for 2 hrs to be effective some repats shake it all off". DDT is an insecticide used in the 1940s to kill insects the spread diseases like typhus, malaria, and dengue fever. The sign in the photograph reads "Medical Inspection for Japanese". Takashi …
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