A PHOTO SPREAD – TOKYO, 1947-1968

Many of these photos were taken by my father, Rev. Hallam C. Shorrock, Jr., in Occupied Japan in 1947 and 1948. A few others date from my childhood in Tokyo.

Yokohama, 1947
Boys in formation
New Year’s 1948
Charcoal burning bus
German Embassy, bombed by US planes
Tokyo’s Financial Center, 1948
“Avenue A” (renamed by the US Occupation), Downtown Tokyo
The ruins of Nagasaki – victim of the world’s second atomic attack
Potato rations
Rebuilt church
Striking railway workers, led by the Japan Communist Party
Soldiers on Parade
My family in 1955
With my dad
Meeting a cow
Student strike at International Christian University, 1967

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