Nihon Gekijo (Japan Theater), Tokyo Photographed in 1945, shortly after the Japanese surrender. Kanji characters on the building identify it as the Nihon Gekijo (reading from top down). Original 35mm Kodachrome transparency, photographed by Lieutenant Howard W. Whalen, USNR, of USS Sanborn (APA-193). Collection of Lieutenant Commander Howard W. Whalen, USNR. Donated by Mrs. Nadine Whalen, 1997. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.