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Japanese Soldier's World War II Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00091
Scope and Contents

About 150 photographs within an album of images likely taken in Manchuria under Japanese occupation.  Most of the images are of Japanese soldiers posing in full dress uniform or of Japanese soldiers conducting work.  Included are also many photographs of Japanese women and children happily posing for the photographer.   There are no combat photographs but a couple that show a tank rolling down the street of a town and one of a town burning in the distance.

Mataichi Oonishi Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00961
Scope and Contents

Three diaries of a private in the 930th Manchurian Infantry Corps, Mataichi Oonishi. They include description of his participation in the battles Japan fought in China, his life back home in Japan, and his service in the Japanese army in 1941 and 1942 during World War 2.

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  • Subject: World War, 1939-1945 X
  • Subject: Japan--History, Military--1868-1945 X

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Manchuria (China)--History--1931-1945 1
 
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Oonishi, Mataichi 1