WWII Japanese Postcard - Pushing a Cart Through the Mud
LIMITED ITEM. SURPLUS - PREVIOUSLY OWNED. Once they are gone we may not get any more. Sold As Is - NON-REFUNDABLE.
Are you interested in WWII history or Japanese History, this is a great find for you. I have only found one other of this post card and according to http://john-adcock.blogspot.com/2012/08/wartime-japanese-postcards.html (John Adcock appears to me to be the most knowledgeable in this arena) - "In 1940, Premier Hideki Tojo authorized an elaborate illustrated volume, entitled Yasukuni no Emaki (Yasukuni [Shrine] Picture Scroll) to be distributed twice a year to the families of personnel killed in the war. The “Peaceful Kingdom” Shrine in Tokyo, dedicated to Japan’s war dead, was a familiar icon, appearing in all media, including paper money. According to later Shinto belief, the souls of the war dead gather at the shrine to be honored by their families and by the State. All the double-page spreads in the book closely resemble enlarged versions of the military postcards" like this one. Great find for history buffs.
Features of the Post Card:
- Condition: Good (A little faded and torn in 3 spots. Also the back is not in very good shape)
- Apx. 5.5" x 3.5"
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