The British Commonwealth Occupation Forces (see also 'Post War and Occupation')
- Ian Nish: Early Experiences in the British Commonwealth Occupation Force in Japan
- Lew Radbourne on Occupied Japan
- John Morris: Memories of the early days of Occupied Japan
- Paul Bates: Occupied Japan
- Peter Bates and Lord Edwin Bramall: Japan and the British Commonwealth Occupation Forces
Author: Nish, Ian
Ian Nish, later Professor at SOAS, gives an account of his work in the Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre, where he translated contemporary newspapers, along with documents from during the war, and was later involved in the first post-war elections.
Author: Radbourne, Lew
Lew Radbourne was a member of the British Commonwealth Occupation Force, attached to the Combined Services Detailed Interrogation Centre. In this chapter he describes being sent to Japan in 1947 after studying at SOAS.
Author: Morris, John
John Morris was one of a handful of British individuals without service connections in Japan in the early days of the occupation. Having written about his experiences in Japan prior to the war, he set off to write a sequel.
Author: Bates, Paul
Paul Bates, who studied at SOAS before spending time with the British Commonwealth Occupation Force, sums up his time in the Occupation.
Author: Bates, Peter, and Bramall, Edwin
Peter Bates sums up the feelings of the arriving British troops and their impressions.