The American Occupations of Japan and Germany

Legacies (of Empire?)

Dom DiMaggio of the Boston Red Sox gets set to swing during an exhibition game between the American All-Stars and the Yomiuri Giants in Japan on October 20, 1951
One of the cultural legacies of the occupation, Japanese love of baseball. Here Dom DiMaggio (Joe’s little brother) plays in an exhibition game of American All-Stars v. the Yomiuri Giants in Tokyo, 1951.

Audio: Legacies of the Occupations (4: 28)


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