Re: Occupied Japan 1945-1947
Hello Thomas. My father, who is still living,
was in the 240th Engineering Construction Battalion located in Osaka, Japan. He supervised and directed the work of 30 to 50 Japanese laborers in the building of sea walls etc. He left Japan August 12,1946.
Originally was in 380th Combat Engineers Battalion. Had basic training in Fort Jackson S.C. My father turn 80 in Nov. 2000