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Identifiable photographer(s)

Stanley Y. Kaizawa

Date of original image


Location of original image

Tokyo, Japan

Size of original image

6.5 x 9.0 cm


b&w photo


Sign on bunker says YK-3. In the background the Diet Building can be seen.

An additional view of Palace Heights can be found in Senryoka no Nihon (占領下 の 日本) v.9, p.8 in the upper right hand corner.

Kaizawa Interview 8 June, 2000:
Wait a minute, our first civilian billet was at Palace Heights, near where the National Theatre now is.Then from Palace Heights we were transferred to Yaesu Hotel.

Kaizawa Interview 20 March, 2002:
We went to our temporary billet at Finance Building on Sunday, 2nd floor, 20 people to a room, on cots. Stayed there until April 1946, when I got discharged, and I went to Palace Heights the residential area for military and civilians.


Allied Occupation of Japan (1945-1952)
Palace Heights, Tokyo, Japan

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Stanley Kaizawa Collection, UHM Library Asia Collection Department


Allied Occupation of Japan (1945-1952); Palace Heights, Tokyo, Japan


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