The Forgotten ‘Euro-Americans’ of the Japanese Empire

Children of Chichi Jima in 1968.

There was a point in time when American sailors and Naval aviators did everything they could to stay away from Japan’s Chichi Jima (Japanese for “Father Island“, formerly known as “Peel Island“). The reason was fairly plain; any American who washed ashore or parachuted on Chichi Jima would more than likely find themselves eaten by the starving troops of the Imperial Army. Continue reading “The Forgotten ‘Euro-Americans’ of the Japanese Empire”