"100 Views of Great Tokyo in the Shōwa Era" by Koizumi Kishio / kk093_1937_w007_range
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“Troop activities are everywhere evident here.” Diary notation, Ambassador Joseph Grew, 31 July 1937.

This army firing range was a training ground for the military elite. When it was established in Ōkubo during
the Meiji era, the compound was in the countryside. By 1937, however, Tokyo had incorporated large areas
of the surrounding countryside, and high walls were built around the compound to shield civilians from the live munitions fire.

Army Firing Range in the Fields of Toyama [Ōkubo] (#93), June 1937

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