Are there any books or videos that include the reaction of the Japanese to the American soldiers right after the end of World War 2?
Try The Fall of Japan by William Craig and Embracing Defeat by John W. Dower. The former deals with the early part of the occupation; the latter gives a full history of it. I had often wondered about this same question, and, particularly the reaction to the very first U.S. soldiers to set foot on mainland Japan itself (which obviously none had done yet at the time of the surrender). There is a fascinating account of the organizing of all this in General MacArthur's book Reminiscences, including the U.S. Army staff's worry that there might be an assassination attempt or suicide attack on MacArthur himself as his plane landed! There were ARMED Japanese soldiers on the road that MacArthur's motorcade took from the airport, and the Japanese commander (possibly at the suggestion or insistence of the American staff officers) had all the troops FACE AWAY from MacArthur's car! It is an amazing story. Many Japanese would not look at General MacArthur because they were afraid of the mighty warrior who had conquered Japan and thought just his glance would kill them. This was taken from the "1st cav ww2 scrapbook" -- true story.
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no. japanese-americans formed an all japanese-american unit named the 441st infantry battalion during WW2. they amassed numerous medals and awards for heroism. they only fough…t in the European theater
It was general policy to use Japanese Americans in the European theater in units like the famous 442nd RCT, but there were a large number of Japenese American working as intel…ligence gatherers and interrogators in the Pacific. These men were usually commissioned officers and were kept away from the front, for fear of losing such a valuble asset due to friendly-fire. Also there were a small number of Japanese American aviators, where there was no chance of mistake in indentity. For there example one Ben Kuroki participated in 28 bombing missions over mainland Japan and other locations.
Answer . If the Americans removed the Japanese emperor from the throne there would have been instability and maybe a communist uprising in post war Japan ,with keeping the …emperor on the throne they kept the symbol of Japan's traditions
I think the answer you are looking for is: US Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii, who served as a Lieutenant in the 442nd (Nisei) Regimental Combat Team in Italy. In April 1945, …Lt. Inouye was hit in his abdomen by a bullet, barely missing his spine. He continued to fight until his right arm was shattered by a German rifle grenade. He lost his right arm. His Distinguished Service Cross was upgraded to a Medal of Honor on June 21, 2000. No that doesnt work Answer Maybe not in that Inouye was of the Hawaiian race, not a descendant of Japanese ancestors. Here are some members for the 442 Regimental Combat Team who had their medals upgraded to the Medal of Honor. Kaoru Moto (Makawao, Maui, Private First Class, C Company, 100th Battalion) Yukio Okutsu (Hilo, Hawaii, Technical sergeant, F Company, 2nd Battalion, 442nd RCT) Robert Kuroda (Aiea, Staff sergeant, H Company, 2nd Battalion, 442nd RCT) Yeiki Kobashigawa (Waianae, Technical sergeant, B Company, 100th Battalion) Barney Hajiro (Waipahu, Private First Class, I Company, 3rd Battalion, 442nd RCT) Masato Nakae (Honolulu, Private First Class, A Company, 100th Battalion) Shinyei Nakamine (Waianae, Private, B Company, 100th Battalion) Mikio Hasemoto (Honolulu, Private, B Company, 100th Battalion) Shizuya Hayashi (Pearl City, Private, A Company, 100th Battalion) George Sakato, Co. E. 442RCT Frank Ono, Co. F, 442RCT Kiyoshi Muranaga, Co. G, 442RCT Joe Hayashi, Co. K William Nakamura, Co. G Kazuo Otani, Co. G Kazuo Otani, Co. G Ted Tanouye, Co. K James K. Okubo ***If you need this answer for a WWII crossword puzzle the answer is Masaoka :)
Answer . Five died when UXO exploded at the police station in Bremen. Three civilians working for the occupation died when their house was fire-bombed. Six died as a resul…t of hostile fire from Soviets. One was killed by a jealous husband in the American Sector Numerous soldiers died in plane crashes and accidents.
Historians have NOT identified any designs.
Answer . A "Generic Veteran" can probably be located at the local VFW.
Senator Daniel Inoue of Hawaii.. Answer . Lieutenant Daniel Inouye was a member of 442nd Regimental Combat Team. Lt. Inouye was wounded near Hill 913, where he was hit …in his abdomen by a bullet, barely missing his spine. He continued to fight until his right arm was shattered by a German rifle grenade. He lost his right arm.. Inouye became a US Senator from Hawaii. His Distinguished Service Cross was upgraded to a Medal of Honor on June 21, 2000.. ----------------. THAT DOESN"T FIT INTO MY CROSSWORD!. yea really it doesnt fit into mine either !
My father served from beginning to end in WWII, but he wasn't in combat much. I expect that was a typical experience for most soldiers. No soldier in any war is 'in combat' al…l the time, i.e. actually fighting the enemy.
Japanese armies were stationed on the Eurasian mainland (Manchuria, India, Burma, etc.). The Pacific was a naval war and no Japanese armies were garrisoned in the Pacific. Ar…my=two or more corps Corps=two or more divisions Divisions=two or more brigades Brigades=two or more battalions Battalion=two or more companys/troops/batteries Company/Troop/Battery=two or more platoons or sections
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Probably, but since they are more interested then death than dishonor because of the Bushido code, there aren't probably that many.
\nIt could be possible but a soldier just didn't walk across the border into Switzerland and live a free life. They would have to have some connections and be smuggled out. A…irmen who crashed in Switzerland were confined until their government could negotiate their release. So if a German "escaped" into Switzerland, then he would only be returned to his native country. Then he would be expected to be arrested by Allies if he was being sought for a war crime.\n. \nMany of the Nazi's were smuggled out of Genoa, Italy, to South America with the help of the German commando Otto Skozeny.
For many, their civil rights were ignored and violated. They wereimprisoned, lost property, lost jobs, were not permitted to vote,etc.
yes they did