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Short letter expressing well-wishes, thanks, a missed meeting with a Mr. Hashimoto and a lost package.

Envelope is addressed from Tokyo to Salt Lake City.

Masada writes that he did not pass an examination, presumably to continue work with the United States military in Japan. He writes he is leaving to Tattori for employment.

Transcription of this letter is attached to the item.

The U.S. Army Summer Olympics during the Allied Occupation of Japan and Nikko Imperial Bridge.

The U.S. Army Summer Olympics during the Allied Occupation of Japan

The U.S. Army Summer Olympics during the Allied Occupation of Japan.

Meiji University, likely in Tokyo.

Photos of different areas of Japan during the Allied Occupation. Most photographs are likely in Tokyo, including the National Diet building.

Tokyo during the Allied Occupation of Japan. Several buildings in the city, including RTO Tokyo Central and Tokyo PX (general store).

Touring different buildings with fellow Military Intelligence Service members in Occupied Japan.

Touring different buildings with fellow Military Intelligence Service members in Occupied Japan.

Touring different buildings with fellow Military Intelligence Service members in Occupied Japan.

Various buildings in Tokyo during the Allied Occupation of Japan

Imperial Palace grounds.

Imperial Palace grounds.

General Douglas MacArthur at General Headquarters, Dai-ichi Building in Tokyo Japan. Commander Head Quarters patch (blue flag with yellow text). Eighth Army, US Army Pacific patch (red with white "x")

Iwatake discusses more about his time on Chichijima. He details his life after the war had ended. Iwatake also discusses his time meeting President George H. W. Bush.

Iwatake discusses getting sunk by a submarine and arriving to Chichijima. He details about his experiences on Chichijima. He also discusses his relationship with Warren Earl Vaughn.

Iwatake discusses his early life of growing up in Hawaii, before moving to Japan. He details the events that led up to his family moving to Japan and what it was like living in Japan. Iwatake also discusses being drafted into the Japanese Army.

Inside the court chambers.

Image was scanned in two parts and stitched using Adobe Photoshop.

The front Japan's National Diet building.

Image was scanned in two parts and stitched using Adobe Photoshop.

Crowds gather as General MacArthur leaves Dai Ichi Building, Tokyo:
General MacArhtur is greeted by a large crowd as he leaves his headquarters in Tokyo, on the historic day of the Japanese people's Celebration of the Promulgation of the New…

"Mrs. [Jean] MacArthur and Arthur MacArthur view parade held in the Imperial Plaza, Tokyo, Japan, commemorating Independence Day. Arthur's arm was broken recently in an accident at a Tokyo ice rink."

Kawamoto talks about reporting on the Peace Conference in San Francisco. He briefly talks about returning to Japan. He describes an interview with a Japanese representative about the Treaty of San Francisco. He discusses his job as a Secretary to the…

Kawamoto talks about what life was like behind the military zone. He describes a visit with his family before he went to China. He talks about his basic training. He discusses the front lines in China. He describes the abuses of his superior…

Kawamoto talks about his early life in Winters, California. He shares his fathers backstory. He describes his childhood home. He talks about his first time living in Japan. He discusses the demographics of Winters, California. He briefly talks about…

Dai-Ichi Hotel and surroundings- a few days after VJ Day (Victory over Japan) Day,

Copies of three photographs on a page depicting a parade in Tokyo, including female military personnel.

Copies of two black and white photographs on a single page, depicting General McArthur reviewing troops at the Imperial Palace grounds in Tokyo, Japan. Second photograph has typescript notation, "American Independence Day in Tokyo, July 1, 1947. …

Copy of four black and white photographs on page. Captions describe images as: Military Intelligence Service soldiers in front of Nippon Yusen Kaisha building; Japanese shoeshine children on building steps; 441st Counter Intelligence Corps (CIC),…

Copy of three black and white photographs on page. Allied Forces in formation and marching at the Imperial Palace Grounds, Tokyo, Japan in March/April 1947 for inspection by General MacArthur as written on the page. Location of original photographs…

Copy of three black and white photographs on page. Military Intelligence Service (MIS) soldiers on a coffee break at the Nippon Yuzen Kaisha building (NYK) in Tokyo, Japan; aerial photograph of Military Intelligence Service soldiers marching to…
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