Posts Tagged ‘ WWII ’

Yokoamichi Park – Tokyo Air Raid Memorial

Feb 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Museums, Tokyo and Vicinity

In the shadow of the Ryogoku Kokugikan, better known as Tokyo’s Sumo Stadium, and near the Edo Tokyo Museum you will find Tokyo Metropolitan Yokoamichi Park. This is a small park and doesn’t get mentioned in many Tokyo guidebooks but is an interesting stop for those interested in the history of Tokyo during and after […]

Chiune Sugihara – Lest We Forget

Nov 12th, 2008 | By | Category: History & Culture

It seems appropriate that as many countries celebrate their war veterans on November 11th that we look at other heroes that while not in uniform stood for the same values and lent their support and bravery to the fight against tyranny around the world.  One of those heroes is Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese national, who […]