Christmas parade float

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Matsui Family Collection

A parade float in a Christmas parade during the U.S. occupation of Japan after World War II. The side of the float has a message reading "This is a Honey of a Xmas" and the back reads "Kilroy was here". Takashi Matsui was stationed in Japan with the U.S. military during the Allied occupation of Japan after the end of World War II.

c. 1946


Still Image


Courtesy of Matsui Family Collection, Densho