Images of Post World War II Japan

By U.S. Army Center of Military HistoryAugust 31, 2007

"Devestation in Yokohama" - 1945 - Yokohama, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Cemetary Home Near Tokyo" - 1945 - Tokyo, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Japanese Charwomen, Yuraka Building" - 1945 - Tokyo, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Surrender Aboard the U.S.S. Missouri" - 1945 - Tokyo.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Fuji View Hotel" - 1946 - Fuji, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Mail From Home" - 1945 - Okinawa, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Kabaret Kabuki" - 1945 - Kyoto, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Respect for New Emperors" - 1946 - Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Atomic Landscape (Japanese Burial Detail)" - 1946 - Nagasaki, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Sir William Web" - 1946 - Tokyo, Japan.  Sir William Web, President of the War Crimes Tribunal.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Sketches of Tojo" - 946 - Tokyo, Japan.  Sketches of Hideki Tojo, Japanese Imperial Army General and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan, during his war crimes trial.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
11 / 25 Show Caption + Hide Caption – "Sketches of Tojo" - 946 - Tokyo, Japan. Sketches of Hideki Tojo, Japanese Imperial Army General and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan, during his war crimes trial. From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History. (Photo Credit: William P. Welsh) VIEW ORIGINAL
"Minami and Tojo" - 1946 - Tokyo, Japan.  Caricature sketches of Japanese General Jiro Minami, and Japanese General and 40th Prime Minister of Japan Hideki Tojo, during their war trials.    From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of
12 / 25 Show Caption + Hide Caption – "Minami and Tojo" - 1946 - Tokyo, Japan. Caricature sketches of Japanese General Jiro Minami, and Japanese General and 40th Prime Minister of Japan Hideki Tojo, during their war trials. From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of (Photo Credit: William P. Welsh) VIEW ORIGINAL
"Itagaki, Kaya, Araki and Suzuki" - 1946 - Tokyo Japan.  Sketches of General Itagaki Seishiro (War Minister), General Suzuki Teiichi (president of the Cabinet Planning Board), Kaya Okinori, and General Araki Sadao (war minister), during the Tokyo war crime trials.  1946 - Tokyo, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
13 / 25 Show Caption + Hide Caption – "Itagaki, Kaya, Araki and Suzuki" - 1946 - Tokyo Japan. Sketches of General Itagaki Seishiro (War Minister), General Suzuki Teiichi (president of the Cabinet Planning Board), Kaya Okinori, and General Araki Sadao (war minister), during the Tokyo war crime trials. 1946 - Tokyo, Japan. From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History. (Photo Credit: William P. Welsh) VIEW ORIGINAL
"Court Members, War Crime Trials" - 1946 - Tokyo, Japan.  Caricature of the judicial leadership during the Tokyo war crime trials.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Shinto Shrine in a Burned Out Area" - 1946 - Tokyo, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Typical Tokyo Scene" - 1946 - Tokyo, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Intersection in Tokyo" - 1946 - Tokyo, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Military Control Checks Approaches to Atsugi Airport" - 1946 - Atsugi, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Familiar Signs on Street Corners" - 1946 - Tokyo, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Central Japan" - 1946 - Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Communist Party Rally, Hibiya Park" - 1946 - Tokyo, Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Field Artillery on Way to Mountain Outposts" - 1945 - Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"In A Temple Garden" - 1947 - Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"11th Airborne Division" - 1945 - Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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"Soldier Taking A Rickshaw Ride" - 1945 - Japan.  From the collection of the U.S. Army Center of Military History.
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