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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."
Ruins from explosion (ddr-densho-299-147)
img Ruins from explosion (ddr-densho-299-147)
Caption: "One mile from the epicenter of the blast. Notice smokestacks still standing. / Circular objects must divert blast forces better than flat surfaces."
Surviving museum (ddr-densho-299-126)
img Surviving museum (ddr-densho-299-126)
Caption: "Museum survived fire bombs but interior completely destroyed."
Japanese farmer drives his ox pulling his cart (ddr-densho-299-183)
img Japanese farmer drives his ox pulling his cart (ddr-densho-299-183)
Caption: "Some farmers were lucky enough to have oxen alive after the war."
T. Seabald and William Draper headed to dinner held in Draper's honor (ddr-densho-299-169)
img T. Seabald and William Draper headed to dinner held in Draper's honor (ddr-densho-299-169)
Caption: "Mr. T. Seabald, head of diplomatic section escorts Undersecretary of the Army William / Draper to Officer's Club for dinner given in his honor."
Tojo and two other men being tried for war crimes wait (ddr-densho-299-156)
img Tojo and two other men being tried for war crimes wait (ddr-densho-299-156)
Caption: "Tojo studies the charges he will have to face while while [sic] two other defendants play a / game of cards to while away the time."
Bell in Nara Park (ddr-densho-299-218)
img Bell in Nara Park (ddr-densho-299-218)
Caption: 'Daibutsu Bell in Nara Park. Note the size of the bell by comparing to the children."
Cardinal Spellman and General MacArthur (ddr-densho-299-201)
img Cardinal Spellman and General MacArthur (ddr-densho-299-201)
Caption: "Cardinal Spellman, one of the few to be personally met by General MacArthur."
Young Japanese girl dressed in a kimono (ddr-densho-299-181)
img Young Japanese girl dressed in a kimono (ddr-densho-299-181)
Caption: "Young girl in her festival clothes holding a badminton paddle."
General MacArthur receiving doctorate degree (ddr-densho-299-133)
img General MacArthur receiving doctorate degree (ddr-densho-299-133)
Caption: "General MacArthur receives an honorary doctorate from the University of Manila."
Crowd gathers to see General MacArthur (ddr-densho-299-146)
img Crowd gathers to see General MacArthur (ddr-densho-299-146)
Caption: "Holiday crowd assembles to catch a glimpse of Gen. MacArthur the 'American Emperor.' / He was revered as such since the [sic] represented the powers which defeated Hirohito."
Allied officers stand at attention (ddr-densho-299-185)
img Allied officers stand at attention (ddr-densho-299-185)
Officers seeming to prepare to give some sort of speech. Appear to be General Eichelberger and General Eisenhower among them.
Lake after a typhoon with mountain in the background (ddr-densho-299-224)
img Lake after a typhoon with mountain in the background (ddr-densho-299-224)
Caption: "The morning after a typhoon. The fisherman was bailing out his boat and ruining the reflection. He finally / understood and sat quietly so I could take this photo without ripples."
Post-war Yokohama Harbor (ddr-densho-299-125)
img Post-war Yokohama Harbor (ddr-densho-299-125)
Caption: "Yokohama Harbor in 1946. No large ships. Don't know where or if they had any left."
Japanese surrender in Korea (ddr-densho-299-99)
img Japanese surrender in Korea (ddr-densho-299-99)
Caption: "In the DukSoo palace in Korea, the Japanese Generals in command of the forces on / the mainland surrender in formal ceremonies."
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."
General MacArthur lands in Japan (ddr-densho-299-121)
img General MacArthur lands in Japan (ddr-densho-299-121)
Caption: "General MacArthur alights from a C-54 at Atsugi airfield, 20 miles out of Tokyo, / for his first glimpse at Japan."
Officers of the 1st Cavalry Division (ddr-densho-299-149)
img Officers of the 1st Cavalry Division (ddr-densho-299-149)
Caption: "The First Cavalry with their mania of 'firsts' have the first review of Tokyo."
Showing of Tannhauser to promote culture and the arts (ddr-densho-299-202)
img Showing of Tannhauser to promote culture and the arts (ddr-densho-299-202)
Caption: "To encourage the arts and in an attempt to expose the GIs to 'culture,' Wagner's opera Tannhauser / was presented."
A traditional imperial ceremony (ddr-densho-299-197)
img A traditional imperial ceremony (ddr-densho-299-197)
Caption: ";Unchanged [sic] for centuries, an imperial ceremony is held within the palace grounds."
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