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Bob Easterbrook Second World War correspondence

 Unprocessed Material — item: 2015.025.w
Identifier: 2015-025-w

Content Description

This collection contains one letter from Bob Easterbrook to his parents shortly after the Second World War. Notable subject matter includes a detailed account of ex-Premier of Japan, Hideki Tojo's hospitalization and treatment after a failed suicide attempt by shooting himself in the chest. There is also mention of a piece of Tojo's bloody shirt as a souvenir.

Acquisition Type

Transfer

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1945 September 12

Extent

1.48 mb (1 folder)

Inventory

1 PDF/A document, digital