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Photo of a Japanese Army artist's painting (ddr-densho-299-250)
img Photo of a Japanese Army artist's painting (ddr-densho-299-250)
Caption: "General Percival and staff as they surrender their forces." Ted Akimoto noted that "during the war many large paintings were made by Japanese Army artists. Some paintings were 8 feet long. These paintings were displayed in public places in the lands that they had conquered such as Manchuria, and parts of China. After the war …
Japanese forces signing the surrender treaty (ddr-densho-299-97)
img Japanese forces signing the surrender treaty (ddr-densho-299-97)
Caption: "General Douglas MacArthur puts his signature on the document."
A Japanese officer after surrender (ddr-densho-299-4)
img A Japanese officer after surrender (ddr-densho-299-4)
Caption on reverse: "Officer in / charge of one / detachment of / returning soldiers."
Japanese forces signing the surrender treaty (ddr-densho-299-96)
img Japanese forces signing the surrender treaty (ddr-densho-299-96)
Caption: "Aboard the USS Missouri, the victors and the vanquished sign the historic / surrender document."
Photo of Japanese Army artist's painting of the destruction of the British ships Prince of Wales and Repulse (ddr-densho-299-230)
img Photo of Japanese Army artist's painting of the destruction of the British ships Prince of Wales and Repulse (ddr-densho-299-230)
Caption: "The painting shows the sinking of the British 'Prince of Wales' and the 'Repulse.' Artistic license / shows the two ships closer than in actual fact." Ted Akimoto noted that "during the war many large paintings were made by Japanese Army artists. Some paintings were 8 feet long. These paintings were displayed in public places …
Wounded Hideki Tojo in hospital (ddr-densho-299-145)
img Wounded Hideki Tojo in hospital (ddr-densho-299-145)
Caption: "Hideki Tojo 'the razor', realizing that his time was running short attempts to / 'save face' by suicide but his shot was not fatal."
Troops returning from Manchuria (ddr-densho-299-106)
img Troops returning from Manchuria (ddr-densho-299-106)
Caption: "Soldiers returning from Manchuria. The effect from our fire bombing is evident. With very few / trains running, most of them had to walk."
Photo of a painting of Japanese paratroopers (ddr-densho-299-233)
img Photo of a painting of Japanese paratroopers (ddr-densho-299-233)
Caption: "Japanese Paratroopers landing on a Pacific island. Notan(?) style of painting." Ted Akimoto noted that "during the war many large paintings were made by Japanese Army artists. Some paintings were 8 feet long. These paintings were displayed in public places in the lands that they had conquered such as Manchuria, and parts of China. After …
Photo of painting showing the Japanese invading oil producing countries (ddr-densho-299-232)
img Photo of painting showing the Japanese invading oil producing countries (ddr-densho-299-232)
Caption: "The United States placed an embargo on oil to show our displeasure of Japan's incursions into Korea / and Manchuria. Using the embargo as a pretext, Japan invaded oil producing countries saying oil / was necessary for their survival." Ted Akimoto noted that "during the war many large paintings were made by Japanese Army artists. …
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2025 (January 5-12, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-1)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 88, No. 2025 (January 5-12, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-1)
Selected article titles: "JACL to File Redress Bill" (pp. 1, 9-10), "When Douglas MacArthur 'Reigned' in Japan" (p. 2), "What Was the U.S. Occupation of Japan Like?" (pp. 3, 15), and "Japan's Secret Intercontinental Missile: Konnyaku Bakudan" (pp. 5, 14).
Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2052 (July 20, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-28)
doc Pacific Citizen, Vol. 89, No. 2052 (July 20, 1979) (ddr-pc-51-28)
Selected article titles: "Mineta Lauds Nisei MIS Role During WW2 in Pacific Theater" (pp. 1, 7), "Major Cutback in Whaling Approved" (p. 1), "J. William Fulbright Says: Japan Acquires Secret for Humanity: Make Cultural Development, Not War" (p. 2), and "Ex-Kamikaze Pilot Teaches English to Foreign Students at Michigan State" (p. 8).
Statement by Dillon S. Myer before the Costello Committee of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-10)
doc Statement by Dillon S. Myer before the Costello Committee of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (ddr-densho-381-10)
Dillon S. Myer criticizes the Committee for conducting an investigation of the War Relocation Authority in "a manner as to achieve maximum publicity of sensational statements," potentially damaging war efforts and the American reputation.
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