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THE SAMURAI'S SWORD - SYMBOL OF THE POWER SYMBOL OF DEFEAT.

 

In the hands of the Japanese, it was the symbol of their power over all. In the hands of the G.I., it was the reality of triumph over the  Japanese. I would rather see a blade broken than returned to Japan.

 

 

2009 Frank Zore & 503d PRCT Heritage Bn. Digital image scan courtesy of Dan MacRaild