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Military bases, American -- Japan

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

African American Paratroopers Photo Album

 Collection — Oversize_box Small Collections Oversized Box 13
Identifier: SC 01746
Content Description

A string bound photo album featuring African American paratroopers stationed in Japan after the Korean War. There are 126 black and white/sepia-toned photographs, a few with captions, majority without. The photos depict the paratroopers engaged in training, camp activities, and leisure.

Dates: 1957 - 1958

Diary (Japan)

Identifier: SC 01121
Scope and Contents Kept by the wife of a U.S. military officer while stationed in Japan. At the beginning of the year, entries are made more regularly and mention daily social engagements, activities and appointments for the couple's two children and events. Much of the social life in Tokyo centered around the Washington Heights Club, of which a program is included.After the husband's promotion in March 1954, the family moved from Tokyo to a smaller town. After June, diary entries become less...
Dates: 1954

Lt. John Albert "Jack" Brooks Letters

Identifier: SC 01750
Content Description

Fifty-three letters with envelopes and a post card written by Lt. John Albert "Jack" Brooks to his parents while he was stationed in Korea. The letters are accompanied by a bound transcription, transcribed by Jeff Toalson, edited by Carol Brooks.

Dates: 1956 May 5-1957 April 27

Santiago Juarez photograph album and scrapbook collection

Identifier: MS 00355
Content Description This collection contains photographs and ephemera from a decorated Mexican-American soldier who was active during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. The photographs in the collection portray Juarez's wife Hatsuko Sakai, from Japan. Photographs also depict Juarez in uniform, as well as landscape scenes from Japan, and American servicemen interacting with prisoners of war. In addition, the collection includes ephemera such as Juarez's U.S. Army Geneva Convention ID card, mess...
Dates: 1947-1954