• World War II in Color

    Going Home


    Discharged Japanese soldiers crowd around trains at Hiroshima Railroad Station as they take advantage of free transportation to their homes after the end of the war. 8th of September, 1945. After Japan's capitulation, more than 5,400,000 Japanese soldiers and 1,800,000 Japanese sailors were taken prisoner by the Allies.The damage done to Japan's infrastructure, combined with a severe famine in 1946.




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