Liberty in Japan Page 1



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Main gate of the US Naval Station
Yokosuka, Japan


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This was taken in Sasebo, Japan at the bar that we all hung out,
cannot remember the name of it. Left to right: Lawrence Snyder the cook.
In the middle is the Russian, Michael Rushak and then there is Ron Coker.
Cannot identify those in the background.


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Left to right holding glass is Carl Schuster, YN3 with the
Flag Division; Don't know the name of the bar maid; then
there is Ron Coker and Bill Hagwood. In the lower corner
trying to get out of the way of the camera is James Overcast.


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Ron Coker at the Kasbah night club in Sasebo


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Ron Coker at the Grand Shima in Yokosuka


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The Enlisted Men's Club
Yokosuka, Japan


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??, Jim Normand, Girl, Bob Hough, ?? 


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Dale Parks, Geisha, Ray Owen, Jim Normand, Gilbert Byrd


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??, ??, ??, Ronald Kimbler

When I came aboard in 1951 These are four of the first
class POs that were aboard ship and I do not remember
all of the names. Picture was taken at the EM club in
Yokosuka in November 1951.


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This was taken in Tokyo in 1951 of the Geisha.

I don't know if they were changing shifts or just going to work.


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Andrew Nelson an Eskimo from Egegik Alaska & John Nida

Japan 1953


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Left, Phillip Otto Prey & John Nida

Japan 1953