Category: History

Disability History Japan Paralympics Tokyo 2020

Paralympic minister, Shunichi Suzuki, says he will work harder during meeting with Paralympic Committee Chief Andrew Parsons

“Japan’s minister in charge of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games says he will work harder to provide information about the event.”

Disability History Japan

One-legged pilot training to rejoin unit [From The Japan Times 1944]

“[A]ttention may have been attracted by the pathetic yet manly sight of a young non-commissioned officer in the white uniform of an army patient, handling the plane and operating the rudder bar with his artificial limb. The young soldier is Sgt. Maj. Mitsumasa Seo, who, though minus one leg, is awaiting the day when he may again resume his service with the Army Air Corps, reports the Asahi.”