Postwar occupation of Japan

Military service (88)
Postwar occupation of Japan (475)

475 items
From the air (ddr-densho-397-210)
img From the air (ddr-densho-397-210)
The caption in the photo album reads "Altitude 7000-8000ft and inside of carrier was cold". 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 beach (ddr-densho-397-90)
img Japanese beach (ddr-densho-397-90)
The caption in the photo album reads "Beach NR Home Oct. '46". 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 school (ddr-densho-397-310)
img Japanese school (ddr-densho-397-310)
The caption in the photo album reads "A math class in session Note: Teacher's attire, Suspending electric lamp, pole to left stove chimney". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Two men at dinner (ddr-densho-397-142)
img Two men at dinner (ddr-densho-397-142)
The caption in the photo album reads "Yano and a National". \n\nThe two men are at a sukiyaki party at Shibuya's Yaesu Hotel. 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-397-241)
img Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-241)
The caption in the photo album reads "Anti Yoshida Cabinet Demonstration - 'Perish from Earth, Yoshida!'". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Christmas party (ddr-densho-397-270)
img Christmas party (ddr-densho-397-270)
The caption in the photo album reads "Col. Allen of U.S. on the lap of Col. Allen of Australia who plays Santa 24 Dec. '46". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Palace Heights (ddr-densho-397-255)
img Palace Heights (ddr-densho-397-255)
The caption in the photo album reads "Quonset Huts for Defendants". 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 children (ddr-densho-397-191)
img Japanese children (ddr-densho-397-191)
The caption in the photo album reads "The children of Sapporo - Note the attire". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Christmas decoration (ddr-densho-397-265)
img Christmas decoration (ddr-densho-397-265)
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 climbing Mt. Hakodate (ddr-densho-397-319)
img Soldiers climbing Mt. Hakodate (ddr-densho-397-319)
The caption in the photo album reads "Oh! That was an effort". Takashi Matsui is second from right. Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Dinner party in Tokyo (ddr-densho-397-141)
img Dinner party in Tokyo (ddr-densho-397-141)
The caption in the photo album reads "A sukiyaki party at Shibuya's Yaesu Hotel".
Sapporo Station Street (ddr-densho-397-196)
img Sapporo Station Street (ddr-densho-397-196)
Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Hotel in Matushima (ddr-densho-397-156)
img Hotel in Matushima (ddr-densho-397-156)
The caption in the photo album reads "Rear of our sedan seen on right". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Repatriation ship (ddr-densho-397-346)
img Repatriation ship (ddr-densho-397-346)
The caption in the photo album reads "Repatriation Ship 'Unzen Maru'". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Occupation of Japan (ddr-densho-397-96)
img Occupation of Japan (ddr-densho-397-96)
The caption in the photo album reads "Meiti Bldg: HQ, Pacific Air Command, Also houses legal sec, SCAP, Taken fr[om] Palace Nov. '46". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Hokkaido Imperial University (ddr-densho-397-182)
img Hokkaido Imperial University (ddr-densho-397-182)
The caption in the photo album reads "Hokkaido Imperial University Dec. '46". 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 dinner party (ddr-densho-397-166)
img Allied dinner party (ddr-densho-397-166)
The caption in the photo album reads "Party at Sendai counterclockwise: Maj. Miyagi Mil. Govt., Dr. Cotner, Austrailian Col. Allen, Geisha 16 years old, Capt Cross, Capt. Mil. Govt.". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Bridge on Imperial Palace grounds (ddr-densho-397-251)
img Bridge on Imperial Palace grounds (ddr-densho-397-251)
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.
Mt. Fuji (ddr-densho-397-81)
img Mt. Fuji (ddr-densho-397-81)
The caption on the page of the photo album reads "Taken by Lt. Goldstein". 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-397-379)
img Repatriates arrive in Japan (ddr-densho-397-379)
The caption in the photo album reads "Young and old return even children carry their share." Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Korean Parade (ddr-densho-397-333)
img Korean Parade (ddr-densho-397-333)
The caption in the photo album reads "A Korean Parade at Fukuoka City 1 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.
Repatriation ship (ddr-densho-397-345)
img Repatriation ship (ddr-densho-397-345)
The caption in the photo album reads "Repatriation Ship 'Unzen Maru'". 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 undergo medical inspection (ddr-densho-397-365)
img Repatriates undergo medical inspection (ddr-densho-397-365)
The caption in the photo album reads "DDT section". 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 Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after …
Repatriates arrive in Japan (ddr-densho-397-378)
img Repatriates arrive in Japan (ddr-densho-397-378)
The caption in the photo album reads "Baggages, children, women, and all in one large room. Yonder is shelf to accommodate more people. They look happy now but the voyage was rough." 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 soldier poses with Japanese women (ddr-densho-397-293)
img Nisei soldier poses with Japanese women (ddr-densho-397-293)
The caption in the photo album reads "Lt Satoda with housemaids 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.
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