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  1. Kanji stamps from Pilot's Helmet 002.jpg

    Kanji stamps from Pilot's Helmet 002.jpg

    Kanji stamps from pilot's helmet 002.
  2. Kanji stamp from Pilot's Helmet 001.jpg

    Kanji stamp from Pilot's Helmet 001.jpg

    Kanji stamp from Pilot's Helmet 001
  3. Mike Cash

    A WWII Anniversary Americans Would Rather Forget

    75th anniversary of the forced relocation of West Coast American citizens of Japanese ancestry to internment camps. The internment of Japanese-Americans | Reuters.com
  4. Zaibatsu

    History Zaibatsu

    Zaibatsu (財閥, literally "wealthy clique") refers to industrial and financial combines of a conglomerate type that dominated the Japanese economy between the Meiji Period (1868-1912) and World War II. Created by powerful industrial families, they were operated through a tight network of parent...
  5. J

    Need help with the Kanji on this badge.

    I need help with the Kanji on this badge. Furthermore, all inforamtie welcome. Thanks.
  6. Justin Suan

    Help with WW2 flag

    Hello, My name is Justin. I am stationed at Yokota AFB. I found this flag in a wood case at an antique dealer. After clearing items off of it and opening I realized what it was. The name is written in older Kanji and is difficult to read. I would like to find out the soldiers name and...
  7. M

    Please help me with translations of WWII era flags.

    My grandpa brought these flags back from japan sometime between 1945 and 1952. I know one of them is a hinomaru yosegaki. One of them might be a hinomaru yosegaki but it only has one message on it. And the last one is a red vertically oriented flag or banner. I am most interested in what the red...
  8. Mike Cash

    Translating WWII Flags

    We seem to get quite a lot of requests for translations of Japanese flags from WWII. Some are from people whose relatives brought the flags back home with them after the war. Their seeking translations or information doesn't really bother me that much. We also get quite a few requests from...
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