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MAJOR MAY'S BUICK WITH DRIVER 1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
SOME OF THE ENGINEERS' INSTRUCTION GROUP 1951
PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
LUMBER YARD ON THE ROAD TO OHARA BEACH 1951
PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
MAMASAN STRIPPING BARK 1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
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SGT MALLORY INSTRUCTED AT TRACKED VECLE SCHOO. HE HAD FROSTBITTEN HANDS FROM 50-51 WINTER IN KOREA. RAN A HALFTRACK WITH QUAD .50'S 
1951 PHOTO HORALD DOWNEY

HAROLD DOWNEY IN BOTANICAL GARDEN IN APRIL 1951. A COUPLE OF WEEKS AFTER ARRIVAL. 
1951 PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
MAMASANS WHO OWNED "ENGINEERS' SHACK" -- NICE PEOPLE. 
1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
FUJIKO SAETO BEFORE SHE MARRIED SERGEANT SHEPHERD.
1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
LITTLE GIRL LOST AND CRYING ON MAIN ST. MOTHER CAM ALONG. 
1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY

CHESS GAME- HAROLD DOWNEY LEFT-- CORPORAL SHIRLEY--CO. "I" COMPANY CLERK- HE WAS EXPERT PLAYER- NEVER COULD BEAT BUT DREW ONCE. 
1951   UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER


CPL. MORTENSEN AT ENGINEER INSTRUCTION AREA WITH BROCKWAY CRANE. 
1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY

CPL GOODWIN AND HAROLD DOWNEY RETURNING FROM LUNCH COMPANY "I" BRRRACKS. 1951 UNKNOWN PHOTOGRAPHER

CAMP ETA JIMA FROM HILL TO THE NORTHEAST LOOKING SOUTHWEST.
1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
THANKS TO HAROLD DOWNEY FOR MAKING THIS PAGE POSSIBLE
CLASSROOMS USED BY THE TECH SCHOOLS AT CAMP ETA JIMA 1950 PHOTO JOHN HANICK
THE MAIN GATE TO CAMP ETA JIMA THE MP STATION IS THE SMALL BUILDING 1950 PHOTO JOHN HANICK
THE CAMP ETA JIMA PX 1950 PHOTO JOHN HANICK
HIROSHIMA KEN FLAG
Robert, I was at Eta Jima from Oct. 1952 to Sept. 1953.
 I started by going to Construction Foreman, was in the course for 3 weeks. 
 Then pulled strings to transfer to the Tractor Scraper Course, located at Ohara Training Area.
 Upon completing the 6 week course I was held back from shipment to Korea.   In the TSC I was assigned as an Instructor, as the Grader phase leader.
 I taught graders for about 5 months, then had to overlap in the Dozer and Scraper phases.
 I enjoyed every day I spent there, I always thought Eta Jima was the most beautiful base I was ever on.
 There were many other neat bases, but were spread out and not condensed like E. J. was.
 From Nov. 1968 to Sept. 1972 I was assigned to Hq. Japan, in the G-4.   I was with the Command Maintenance and Logistics Inspection Group.
 We traveled all over Japan on inspection trips, many took us to Akazuki Ammunition Depot, located almost straight across from Kure.
 The bulk of the ammo. was stored up in the hills on the mainland.   Each time we visited Akazuki the new members of the team would want to visit Hiroshima.
 Once a week each month I was assigned to the USARJ IG team which always took us to the Kure, Eta Jima and Iwakuni areas.
 That led to more people wanting to go to the Hiroshima Bomb site.   Them days we rode the Hydrofoil from Kure to Hiroshima a 25-35 minute ride, regular boat was about 1 hr, 30 min.
 The pictures of Eta Jima are beautiful, thanks to all who took them and who put the package together.
 
Keep the Pictures comming, thanks. 
Clyde B. Keene
REVEILLE BEFORE CLASSES AND BREAKFAST  AT ETA JIMA SPECIALIST SCHOOL 1953.
 PHOTO PATRICK CAMPBELL
ETA JIMA SCHOOL KIDS 1953 PHOTO PATRICK CAMPBELL
 SMALL VILLAGE OUTSIDE THE GATE OF THE CAMP AND SCHOOL. 
PHOTO PATRICK CAMPBELL
THE SCHOOL JANITOR 1953. PHOTO PATRICK CAMPBELL
PATRICK CAMPBELL READING HIS MAIL AFTER MAIL CALL 1953.
PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
PATRICK CAMPBELL AT THE ETA JIMA SCHOOL IN 1984 THE PEOPLE OF JASDF COULDN'T BELIEVE HE ATTENDE SCHOOL THERE. 
PHOTOGRAPHER UNKNOWN
TRIPOD DEMONSTRATION ED MAUTER, INSTRUCTOR 
1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
THE BAILEY BRIDGE ACROSS THE GULLY1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY

PUSHING THE BAILEY BRIDGE ACROS A GULLLY, CPL. GOODWIN DIRECTING 1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY.
ASSEMBLING A BAILEY BRIDGE 1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
STUDENT TRYING OUT THE ROPE BRIDGE 1951 PHOTO HARLOD DOWNEY
LIFTING SWAMPED BOAT AFTER A TYPHOON, STGS, COX, CASSIDY ET EL 1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
TRYING TO REPAIR FLOATING BRIDGE AFTER A TYPHOON SGT. OROWEIC 1951 PHOTO HAROLD DOWNEY
AIRIAL PHOTO OF ETA JIMA SCHOOL 1952 OFFICAL ARMY PHOTO

MORE OR LESS FROM LEFT TO RIGHT ROD DOCKEN WHITE SHIRT, ED GOODWIN, ART ROTH IN FRONT, HAROLD REHBEIN,
ART ? VANDER GOORE, LEONARD COX, MORRIS MORTENSEN REAR,
YALE ZUKERMAN ?, WAYNE SATTAZAHN, ALEXANDER ROBIN TYING HIS TIE, STANLEY NORDELL, LELAND BRUCKHURST ?,
WALTER HARBECK, PAUL HELMER SITTING JACK MOFFETT AND LEONARD FUNCK ABOUT 1952 PHOTO ED MAUTER 


A SHOP IN NAKAGO ETA JIMA JAPAN 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
BREAKWATER AND BOATS ETA JIMA JAPAN 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS.
LOOKING AT THE CHAPEL ON A RAINY DAY 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
BASEBALL FIELD AND SHIP BUILDING 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
LOOKING ACROSS ROOF AT CAMP ETA JIMA JAPAN 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
GIRLS ON COVERED BRIDGE IN BOTANICAL GARDDENS 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
SHRINE IN SCOOL YARD ETA JIMA 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
MONUMENT BEHIND HEADQUARTERS BUILDIN CAMP ETA JIMA 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
BUDDHA NEAR TO CAMP ETA JIMA 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
CAMP ETA JIMA FROM FERRY BOAT 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS.
SMALL ISLAND IN KURE BAY 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
THE SIGNAL BUILDING CAMP ETA JIMA JAPAN 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
PIGS COOLING OFF IN CANAL NAKAGO ETA JIMA JAPAN 1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
OX DRAWN HONEY BUCKET AND HAY CART NAKAGO ETA JIMA JAPAN 
1953 PHOTO BUD COONS
GIRLS ON CORNER IN NAKAGO ETA JIMA JAPAN 
1953 PHOTO BUD COONS