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Baptist Churches in Pre-WWII Imperial Japan

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Kure Baptist Church, Japan 1923

From August 1923 to 1928, the Wada family lived in Kure, Hiroshima-ken, and attended a Southern Baptist Church. Evangelism brought two well known Navy officials to the church. One was the head of the Navy hospital and the other was the head of the ammunition factory. Many Ensigns from the Etajima Naval Academy began to attend the church services and sent their children to the church school.

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First Baptist Church of Kure, Hiroshima-ken, Japan 1923
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Mrs. Kuni Wada made several trips to the Naval Academy at Etajima to visit her cousin Capt. Koshiro Oikawa, who was the Vice Principal of the Naval Academy. He later ... More »

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