One of the great classics in Japanese Literature Tanizaki's Makioka Sisters. About the decline of a Japanese family in Osaka in the years before the Second World War.
Nagoya Castle ... pretty sure i was there.
[Photo] Lieutenant General Doolittle, circa 1944-1945
On April 18, 1942, WWII ace James Harold "Jimmy" Doolittle carried out the first American aerial assault against the Japanese mainland. He led the Doolittle Raid of sixteen B-25 bombers on a high-risk mission targeting the cities of Tokyo, Yokohama, Kobe, Nagoya, and Osaka.
Sgt. Bob Weiler in his 20s when he flew as a waist-gunner aboard a B-29 bomber out of a base on Guam to bomb Japan during the Second World War. Photo provided
Osaka City at Night, Japan, imagine what could be achieved by this inspiration