Father Flanagan was the creator of "Boys Town" and was asked to visit Japan by Gen. MacArthur to give advice on improving conditions for the youth in the postwar era.
I might not agree with the politics but that took guts.Forgotten heroes.
Statue of Three Human Bullet Soldiers.
On Feb. 22, 1932, three IJA privates Inosuke Sakue, Susumu Kitagawa and Takeji Eshita carried out suicide attack on the barbed wire barrier to destroy holding a bomb in Miaoxing Town, Shanghai. To remember them, a statue was built in 1934 but removed after the ww2 was over.
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Source: Uniforms and Equipments of IJA/IJN (1973)
Under construction in 1934
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Source: Press Rengo Photo News (Feb.1934)
Not perfectly forgotten
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Source: 2月22日 肉弾三勇士 - 日刊 おっさんの人生これから大逆転だぜえ！（日本史＋史跡）