A Virtual Exhibition Tour of Fanning the Flames at Hoover Tower
Visit the Fanning the Flames exhibition from the comfort of your home in this video tour led by Kaoru Ueda and Marissa Rhee.Watch Now
Listen to a rare recording of the Japanese Patriotic Marching Song as we flip through the 1939 patriotic songbook that illustrates the lyrics. This song was famously written when the government held a contest to write a marching song in 1937.Watch Now
Discover the ways in which the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95 triggered a competitive volley of attention, which has lasted for more than a century, toward relics of war that symbolized both victory and defeat.Watch now
This animation is a modern interpretation of the 1944 kamishibai Soldier Play (Heitai gokko), a paper play that targeted children during World War II from the Kamishibai Collection at the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.…Watch now
This professionally performed kamishibai features voice actor Ichirō Kataoka as narrator of the 1944 paper play Enemy Surrender (敵国降伏 Tekikoku kōfuku), a retelling of the classic origins of kamikaze, the divine wind that saved Japan from invasion…Watch now
Professional voice actor Ichirō Kataoka narrates the 1941 kamishibai My Beloved Horse Joins the Army (愛馬の出征 Aiba no shussei), a paper play made during World War II promoting sacrifice for the nation…Watch now
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