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Martin at Camp Younghans, Japan

Martin at Camp Younghans, Japan

The young soldier newly arrived in Northern Honshu, near the small town of Jinmachi, approximately 40 miles from the East coast of Japan, nestled in a mountain valley.


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Guest 20-Mar-2014 15:07
I was the Mess Sgt., "B" Battery, 674th from 1946 to May 1948.

Glenn Wright
Troutville, VA 24175
Jay Welsh, USA Ret 30-Oct-2011 16:04
I, was assigned as a young Private to Co. K, 21st Inf. Regt, 24th Inf Div. in late 1952 at Camp Younghans and later of course made the move from Japan to Korea with the unit. I was at Munson and later ended up in the Yangu Valley with my unit. At the conclusion of the war, I was able to make my way from Kojo Do Island to Freedom Village where I was able to spend 4 hours with my Brother, a recent repatriated American Prisoner of War.
Mike Campbell 10-May-2010 01:06
Thanks for the pictures. My Dad, Maj Campbell, was deputy post commander there from 52-53
David H. Peterson 13-Aug-2008 04:39
Your photos brought back a lot of memories of Camp Younghans, Japan.This Camp was my first assignment in 1949, home of the 7th Infantry Division Artillery. (105mm howitzers). The 48th-49th-57th FA Bn. Can't remeember the last one. Landed in Korea in Sept. 1950, went on R&R from K-9 airstrip. I left Korea in October 1951 and spent another 6 years, 3 years in Germany.
You have a collection of photos that surpass all others I have seen. A friend, Billy Balke of the 24th just passed away about a year ago. I really enjoyed seeing all your pictures. They are in a good place for all to see, S/Sgt. David Peterson, 49th FA> BN.
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