Postwar occupation of Japan

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

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Nisei soldier at train station (ddr-densho-397-330)
img Nisei soldier at train station (ddr-densho-397-330)
The caption in the photo album reads "Note our train 'Allied Forces New Bedford'; Lt. Ishimoto wonders what to snap next". Takashi Matsui and other Nisei soldiers wait at Shimonoseki train station in southern Japan. Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War …
Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-246)
img Demonstration against Yoshida government (ddr-densho-397-246)
The caption in the photo album reads "Anti Yoshida Cabinet Demonstration - Female participants". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Personnel arriving to process repatriates (ddr-densho-397-375)
img Personnel arriving to process repatriates (ddr-densho-397-375)
The caption in the photo album reads "Exam Section + JPSE medicine personnel come down to the launch 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.
Statue of Kusunoki Masashige (ddr-densho-397-95)
img Statue of Kusunoki Masashige (ddr-densho-397-95)
The caption in the photo album reads "Statue of Kusunoki 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.
Dai-Ichi Seimei Building (ddr-densho-397-254)
img Dai-Ichi Seimei Building (ddr-densho-397-254)
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.
Three men pose in front of residence (ddr-densho-397-297)
img Three men pose in front of residence (ddr-densho-397-297)
The caption in the photo album reads "Lt Satoda and Messrs Kato & Tsutsumi posing in front of 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.
Paratroopers landing (ddr-densho-397-186)
img Paratroopers landing (ddr-densho-397-186)
The caption in the photo album reads "11th Airborne Men Jump Sapporo 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.
American soldiers leaving dinner party (ddr-densho-397-175)
img American soldiers leaving dinner party (ddr-densho-397-175)
The caption in the photo album reads "Dr. Cotner, Mr. Utsunomiya, Driver look on after Col Allen + Capt Cross enter '42 Plymouth in front of Mitsukoshi". 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 by desk (ddr-densho-397-292)
img Soldiers pose by desk (ddr-densho-397-292)
The caption in the photo album reads "Lt Ringler Co Col 187th Glider 11th A/B Div and his Mess Sgt CO I, Nichiro Bldg, Hakodate 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.
Bridge on Imperial Palace grounds (ddr-densho-397-252)
img Bridge on Imperial Palace grounds (ddr-densho-397-252)
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.
Billet room (ddr-densho-397-289)
img Billet room (ddr-densho-397-289)
The caption in the photo album reads "My bedroom Note: Our Portrait". 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; …
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.
Repatriates arrive in Japan (ddr-densho-397-358)
img Repatriates arrive in Japan (ddr-densho-397-358)
The caption in the photo album reads "Babies and luggages being carried on back". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Drive to Matsuhima Bay (ddr-densho-397-155)
img Drive to Matsuhima Bay (ddr-densho-397-155)
The caption in the photo album reads "Drive to Matsushima Thanksgiving Day 27 Nov. 1946".\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.
Australian soldiers (ddr-densho-397-110)
img Australian soldiers (ddr-densho-397-110)
The caption in the photo album reads "Two Australian soldiers pause for me". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Sugamo Prison (ddr-densho-397-226)
img Sugamo Prison (ddr-densho-397-226)
The caption in the photo album reads "Sugamo Prison 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.
Airplane taxing for take off (ddr-densho-397-222)
img Airplane taxing for take off (ddr-densho-397-222)
The caption in the photo album reads "Tokyo bound". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.
Godaido temple (ddr-densho-397-152)
img Godaido temple (ddr-densho-397-152)
The caption in the photo album is in Japanese.\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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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