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Japanese Cigarete case

Article about: i guess this in the decoration/spiols of war section,.i didnt know what area to post this. but this cigarette case was given to my grandfather by a doctor in hiroshima japan in 1945 while my

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    i guess this in the decoration/spiols of war section,.i didnt know what area to post this.
    but this cigarette case was given to my grandfather by a doctor in hiroshima japan in 1945 while my grandfather
    was on a United Nations relief effort mission,my grandfather was a scientist & was testing the earth after the bombs were dropped on Hiroshima & Nagosaki,& doing minesweeping & varoius UN missions,.on the case it is written,various japanese engravings,boats/architecture/fans/& outline of japan itself,also engraved are cities & towns,.,.HAKODATE,AOMORI,TOKYO/YOKOHAMA,KYOTO/OSAKA,HIROSHIMA,SASEHO. Click image for larger version. 

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    A great little item. It always amazes me how quickly items were made for as souvenirs for Allied Servicemen.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    very unique item, Neat about the history behind it

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