1947 MALAYA-JAPAN..USA MILITARY OCCUPATION to GENERAL MacARTHUR’s OFFICE from POW & CENSORED [15666]

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1947(Aug) Stampless Dove & Helmet Military Stationary card to General MacArthur Commander Allied Forces HQ, c/o Returning Dept, Tokyo from Susum Sakamoto, Private, Kusunoki Party, Kaihatu Unit, Watanabe Unit, Singapore “When can we return? we saw some hundred thousands of Japanese returned. It is hot here, I serve in heavy duty here every day…Please return us 40,000 Japanese” & w/circular Released Without Examination by Censorship/8 h/s & w/unframed Aug 26 1947 h/s inserted both in violet …………………………………..Despite many hundreds of thousands of Japanese soldiers being interned at the end of the war surviving mail seems to be very scarce despite the long process of repatriation taking a number of years

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