Excerpt: Strawberry Shakes, burgers and fries at the Tachikawa Air Force Base Snack Bar in the late 60s to 1970
When Dad returned to Japan after having been shipped by the US military away from us, as was the common practice by the military in those days, for those who dared to fall in love with Japanese and Korean women, we moved onto Tachikawa Air Force Base.
Kurombo Shōwa Year 34 (1959)
black sambo / nigger / 黒んぼ 昭和 34年
“Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while
a great wind is bearing me across the sky.”
Native American Ojibwa (Chippewa/Missessauga/Saulteaux ) saying
My earliest memories of life in Japan as a little child were that I played mostly. . . . alone.