Sendai, Japan

1953 Cp Crawford 1954 Cp Sendai 1955-56 Cp Schimm Around Sendai Shops in Sendai
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Contents
Camp Crawford
Camp Sendai I
Camp Sendai II
Sendai Shops
Camp Schimm
Around Sendai I
Around Sendai II
Matsushima Bay
Emergency Leave
Epilogue
Occupation
Hard Times in Sendai
Abraham in the News

Abraham's New Site
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Sendai in 1954
 

The city the way I first saw it from Aobayama. When I came to Sendai most people walked, rode bicycles or used street cars. Children played in the dusty streets and dogs slept there. They were just planting Zelkova and Maidenhair trees along the city streets. The city finished building the observatory. Policemen directed traffic at busy intersections because there were no traffic lights in those days. Many men still wore their Army clothes and hats. 

 

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