Postwar occupation of Japan

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

482 items
Airfield in Hokkaido (ddr-densho-397-219)
img Airfield in Hokkaido (ddr-densho-397-219)
The caption in the photo album reads "Snowy Chitose airfield en route to Tokyo". 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 leaving billet (ddr-densho-397-291)
img Nisei soldiers leaving billet (ddr-densho-397-291)
The caption in the photo album reads "Lts Takemoto and Satoda leaving billet 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.
Nisei soldier poses with Christmas float (ddr-densho-397-259)
img Nisei soldier poses with Christmas float (ddr-densho-397-259)
Takashi Matsui's poses in front of a Christmas parade float. 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-397-104)
img Welsh Fusiliers (ddr-densho-397-104)
The caption in the photo album reads "Emblem fr Royal Welsh Fusiliers atop head of goat. 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.
Billet room (ddr-densho-397-285)
img Billet room (ddr-densho-397-285)
The caption in the photo album reads "Subject: radiator part of my suite". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Tree lined road in Japan (ddr-densho-397-89)
img Tree lined road in Japan (ddr-densho-397-89)
The caption in the photo album reads "Out of focus 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.
Repatriates (ddr-densho-397-350)
img Repatriates (ddr-densho-397-350)
The caption in the photo album reads "Repatriation Ship 'Unzen Maru' - The custom house charm apparently potato fed on the plump side". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Hakodate Harbor (ddr-densho-397-306)
img Hakodate Harbor (ddr-densho-397-306)
The caption in the photo album reads "Viewed from atop Nichiro Fisheries 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.
Sunken boats in Hakodate Harbor (ddr-densho-397-302)
img Sunken boats in Hakodate Harbor (ddr-densho-397-302)
The caption in the photo album reads "Sunken military crafts of defeated Japan Hakodate Harbor Jan. '47".
Japanese workers (ddr-densho-397-274)
img Japanese workers (ddr-densho-397-274)
The caption in the photo album reads "Workers at lunch in front of 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.
Soldiers on repatriation ship (ddr-densho-397-347)
img Soldiers on repatriation ship (ddr-densho-397-347)
The caption in the photo album reads "Repatriation Ship 'Unzen Maru' - Gazing at the gruesome repat ship 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.
Takarazuka Revue (ddr-densho-397-122)
img Takarazuka Revue (ddr-densho-397-122)
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 servicemen at War Ministry Building (ddr-densho-397-134)
img Two servicemen at War Ministry Building (ddr-densho-397-134)
The caption in the photo album reads "With Sho at Main Entrance of War Ministry Bldg 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.
International Military Tribunal (ddr-densho-397-128)
img International Military Tribunal (ddr-densho-397-128)
The caption in the photo album reads "War Ministry Building".\n\nTwo servicemen pose by a sign outside War Ministry Building that reads "International Military Tribunal Far East". 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 by Repatriation Reception sign (ddr-densho-397-338)
img Nisei soldier poses by Repatriation Reception sign (ddr-densho-397-338)
The caption in the photo album reads "The Lt. Satoda". The lieutenant poses with the Hakata Repatriation Reception Center sign. Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Operations office from plane (ddr-densho-397-209)
img Operations office from plane (ddr-densho-397-209)
The caption in the photo album reads "Before take off looking towards operations office". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Lieutenant poses outside officers' quarters (ddr-densho-397-136)
img Lieutenant poses outside officers' quarters (ddr-densho-397-136)
The caption in the photo album reads "Lt Bartz takes me to officers QTRS, Kokura, 24th DIV for lunch 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 grammar school (ddr-densho-397-315)
img Japanese grammar school (ddr-densho-397-315)
The caption in the photo album reads "Abacus hour Note: Crude desks". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Sumo Wrestling (ddr-densho-397-121)
img Sumo Wrestling (ddr-densho-397-121)
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-397-359)
img Repatriates arrive in Japan (ddr-densho-397-359)
Repatriates disembark from the '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.
Reparation of machinery (ddr-densho-397-162)
img Reparation of machinery (ddr-densho-397-162)
The caption in the photo album reads "Col Allen, Capt. Cross, Dr. Cotner, and two Keio Grads about to enter WHSE [warehouse] where machinery is stored 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.
Japanese town (ddr-densho-397-83)
img Japanese town (ddr-densho-397-83)
The caption in the photo album reads "Residences in Yawata 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.
Dai-Ichi Seimei Building (ddr-densho-397-253)
img Dai-Ichi Seimei Building (ddr-densho-397-253)
The caption in the photo album reads "Daiichi Bldg". 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 top of Mt. Hakodate (ddr-densho-397-318)
img Nisei soldier on top of Mt. Hakodate (ddr-densho-397-318)
The caption in the photo album reads "On top of Hakodate Yama - main part of Hokkaido yonder 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.
Japan from the air (ddr-densho-397-214)
img Japan from the air (ddr-densho-397-214)
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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