Title

Love under occupation: A personal journey through war, marriage and white Australia

Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2010

Abstract

In 1946, a devastated and defeated Japan was occupied by Australian forces based in the prefecture of Hiroshima. Noel Huggett, a young twenty-four year old fresh from fighting the Japanese in Bougainville during the Asia-Pacific War, was part of the first group of Australian troops to arrive with the tasks of demilitarising and democratising Japan. During Noel’s time there something unexpected happened. He met and fell in love with a Japanese woman, Reiko (Ruth).

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