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Korean charged with improper possion of American cigarettes, 1946

Reference Number: J-0257-F

Original caption reads: "N.Z.E.F. in Japan. Shimonoseki. Korean coolie, Ichiro Kamemoto aged 26, sobs after hearing sentence of additional 60 days hard labour following 20 days already spent in gaol, for being in improper possession of 75 packets of American cigarets, purchased in the American Occupational Zone at Sasebo, Kyushu. Most of the accused pleaded guilty and had the option of arranging for either civilian council or defending council from Occupational Forces." Photograph taken by an army photographer.

Key terms:
1 image, related to Shimonoseki, Koreans and Military courts - Japan.

Part of:
J Force negatives, Reference Number PAColl-4161-11 (115 digitised items)
New Zealand. Department of Internal Affairs. War History Branch :Photographs relating to World War 1914-1918, World War 1939-1945, occupation of Japan, Korean War, and Malayan Emergency, Reference Number PAColl-4161 (2071 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s)film negative. Single negative

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