New Zealand J Force soldiers hosting a Christmas party for Japanese children, Chofu, Japan, between 1946-1948
Reference Number: J-0635-F
Original caption reads: "Chofu [Japan]. Men of [J Force] Support Company 22nd Battalion play hosts for children of Japanese workers in the camp and school-children under 10 years of age, when they gave a Christmas party to the children in the Ozuki area. Christmas parties were held throughout Japan for Japanese children by all members of the Allied Occupation Forces." Official army photograph taken between 1946-1948. Photographer unidentified.
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
Conditions governing access to original: Not restricted
Other copies available: File print available in Turnbull Library Pictures350. World War II. Japan (PFP-024480)
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