WWII Japan Occupation Photo Album.
Japan: nd [1948-1951]. Unique. Hardcover. Approximately 274 images shot by an unidentified American soldier stationed in occupied Japan. The album starts in April 1948 in San Fransciso (about 8 images) and the balance of the album documents life in Japan over the next several years. Many images are captioned (location and/or people) and the album includes an rather extensive section of 'every day life' including local children, etc. There is also an interesting section that appears to capture an early state of the Okinawa Air Defense Control Center at Stillwell Park, Kadena AB. Very Good. Item #9807 Light shelf/edge wear, few scratches at rear, one loose photo, else bright and unmarred. Black enamaled wooden boards, painted decorative elements with mother of pearl inlays, black paper leaves, tissue guards, red cord binding. Oblong small 4to. np. Illus. (b/w images).