The Ground I Stand On

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The Ground I Stand On Is Not My Ground
The cover image erases Plate 104 / Frame 117, “Enemy Ground Dispositions, General Pacific Area, 30 April 1945,” one of about 100 maps included in “Illustrations of Reports of General MacArthur Volume 1,” in the National Diet Library of Japan’s Digital Collections. MacArthur was the commander of the United States Army Forces in the Far East. When Japan surrendered he became the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers, head of the Allied occupation government of Japan.