The Admiral and the Kumanos
(Left to right) Chisato Taniguchi Kumano, Yasamaru Taniguchi, and Takaji Kumano. Caption on Post-it: "Yasamaru Taniguchi (youngest bro of Gotsuke), Chisato T. Kumano, Takaji Kumano, in USA - invited here after WWII. Poem on reverse - see translation." Poem translation by Harry Nomura : "Feel blessed that we are still alive to see and talk on and on to each other. / Is this a dream? / Went out to spring garden with you (Yasumaru [sic]) to view the Japanese apricot blossoms and scenery. We reminisced our childhood life as an older sister with my younger brother: We both successfully crossed over the mountain."
Courtesy of the Taniguchi Family