Postwar occupation of Japan

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

482 items
Nisei librarian (ddr-densho-114-159)
img Nisei librarian (ddr-densho-114-159)
Original caption: Pfc. Al Y. Kimoto (left) Nisei Japanese librarian of the Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, assists Pfc. Paul S. Hasegawa of the 3d Detachment, with his choice of reading material in the library which is under the jurisdiction of the Information and Education Section. 9-3-46.
Nisei typists (ddr-densho-114-146)
img Nisei typists (ddr-densho-114-146)
Original caption: Miss Doris Y. Shibamo, Nisei Japanese civil service employee who was born in Wahiawa, Oahu, T.H., and Pfc. Jim Morikawa of Baker's Field, Calif. (right), prepare letters for proof-readers and subsequent delivery to the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers. They are typists in the typing subsection, NYK Building, Tokyo, Japan. 9-3-46.
Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-158)
img Nisei soldiers (ddr-densho-114-158)
Original caption: Tec 5 Tom Tashiro (left) of Illinois, Nisei Japanese education counselor and Information and Education non-commissioned officer, advises Pfc. Norman Shimakawa of the 3d Detachment, a typist in the production section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, on the selection of a course to better his education and to prepare for future schooling. …
Proofreading military documents (ddr-densho-114-140)
img Proofreading military documents (ddr-densho-114-140)
Original caption: Tec 4 [illegible] from Hilo, Hawaii, checks a document to determine its accuracy before it is delivered to the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, and other Allied military authorities. Proof-reading of all manuscripts and documents for typegraphical errors, is one of the important positions held by both civilian and military Nisei personnel in …
Mimeograph operator (ddr-densho-114-160)
img Mimeograph operator (ddr-densho-114-160)
Original caption: Pfc. Kaichi Fukushima, Nisei Japanese mimeograph operator in the production section, General Headquarters, Allied Forces in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, stencils both Japanese characters and English translations out by the typing sub-section. 9-3-46.
Nisei linguists attending Japanese language class (ddr-densho-114-166)
img Nisei linguists attending Japanese language class (ddr-densho-114-166)
Original caption: Nisei Japanese soldiers, interpreters of the linguist section, Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan, attend class in legal terminology as part of training program to better their knowledge of the Japanese language. 9-3-46.
Switchboard operators (ddr-densho-114-161)
img Switchboard operators (ddr-densho-114-161)
Original caption: Two Nisei Japanese operate telephone switchboard for the Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan. 9-3-46
Nisei translators (ddr-densho-114-164)
img Nisei translators (ddr-densho-114-164)
Original caption: Nisei Japanese civilians and soldiers of the U.S. Army, work in the translation and scanning sections, and the Allied translator and interpreter sections, General Headquarters, Allied Forces in the Pacific, located in the NYK Building, Tokyo, Japan. The majority of the personnel working in these sections are Nisei civilians and soldiers, who are responsible …
Military housing (ddr-densho-114-151)
img Military housing (ddr-densho-114-151)
Original caption: An effort is made to find housing for military personnel by a house-to-house canvass of homes in the Tokyo, Japan, area. Nisei Tec 5 Tom T. Aoyagi, Hq. Co., dependents' housing section, GHQ, Army Forces in the Pacific, of Milo, Hawaii, assists Major Clarence L. Dufgeans, Pacusa Chofu Flight section, of Montgomery, Ala., right. …
Supply clerks (ddr-densho-114-156)
img Supply clerks (ddr-densho-114-156)
Original caption: Nisei Japanese supply clerks, work in the supply room from which supplies are issued to the Allied translator and interpreter section, General Headquarters, Allied Powers in the Pacific, Tokyo, Japan. L-R: Pfc. Hideo Ikeuchi, Tec 5 Tom Maruyama, and Pfc. Francis Nakagawa. 9-3-46.
Nisei translators (ddr-densho-114-139)
img Nisei translators (ddr-densho-114-139)
Original caption: These Nisei character writers, Takashi Kikuta of Maui, T.H., left, and Hiroshi Yoshida of Los Angeles, Calif., right, insert Japanese characters following the romanization of Japanese proper names and special phrases in documents which have been translated. Characters must be written neatly in a size comparable to typewriter type. They are employed by the …
War Crimes Trial (ddr-densho-127-3)
img War Crimes Trial (ddr-densho-127-3)
A Nisei court monitor (left foreground) observes the western army case during a war crimes trial.
Japanese man (ddr-densho-397-87)
img Japanese man (ddr-densho-397-87)
The caption in the photo album reads "The familiar face in Kyoshi 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.
Orientation for Repatriation Center (ddr-densho-397-339)
img Orientation for Repatriation Center (ddr-densho-397-339)
The caption in the photo album reads "Orientation of EM for repat interog [interrogation] Hakata Port 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.
Japanese American soldier poses with Japanese woman (ddr-densho-397-170)
img Japanese American soldier poses with Japanese woman (ddr-densho-397-170)
The caption in the photo album reads "What?". Takashi Matsui poses with a Japanese girl while out at a dinner party in Sendai, 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.
Two men pose at War Ministry Building (ddr-densho-397-133)
img Two men pose at War Ministry Building (ddr-densho-397-133)
The caption in the photo album reads "War Ministry Building - Tukio and Art". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Soldier on Repatriation ship (ddr-densho-397-348)
img Soldier on Repatriation ship (ddr-densho-397-348)
The caption in the photo album reads "Repatriation Ship 'Unzen Maru' - Disregarding signs". The sign mentioned in the caption is 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.
American servicemen (ddr-densho-397-127)
img American servicemen (ddr-densho-397-127)
The caption in the photo album reads "War Ministry Building - Wolves glancing at objects of interest not in picture". 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-397-240)
img Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-240)
The caption in the photo album reads "Anti Yoshida Cabinet Demonstration - 'Workers rebel against Tyrannical taxes'". 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-397-329)
img Nisei soldiers at train station (ddr-densho-397-329)
The caption in the photo album reads "Lts Takemoto, Ishimoto, Satoda". The three Nisei lieutenants pose for the camera at Shimonoseki train station. Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Medical department building (ddr-densho-397-223)
img Medical department building (ddr-densho-397-223)
The caption in the photo album reads "Medical dept Tokyo Imperial Univ". 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 machinery (ddr-densho-397-164)
img Japanese machinery (ddr-densho-397-164)
The caption in the photo album reads "Machinery listed for Reparation". 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 on garden walk (ddr-densho-397-269)
img Nisei soldier on garden walk (ddr-densho-397-269)
The caption in the photo album reads "Strolling in the garden". Takashi Matsui poses in the garden of the residence of General O'Brien of Australia in Japan. Matsui served as a part of the U.S. occupation forces in Japan after World War II. Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied …
Billet room (ddr-densho-397-288)
img Billet room (ddr-densho-397-288)
The caption in the photo album reads "My foot rest". 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-397-82)
img Mt. Fuji (ddr-densho-397-82)
The caption in 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.
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