The Yushukan War Museum lies within the grounds of the somewhat controversial Yasukuni Shrine, which is dedicated
to the spirits of the two and a half million Japanese who have died during all of Japan's wars.
Contained within are relics from the Samurai days through until the end of the Second World
- The first locomotive to cross the Thai-Burma railroad
- 150mm Artillery piece (from Okinawa with bullet scars aplenty)
- Zero Fighter Plane (from Rabaul)
- Comet Dive Bomber (from Yap)
- Manned Torpoedo
- Kamikaze Plane
- 140mm Coastal Gun
- Type 97 Chi-Ha Tank (first based in Manchuria then to Saipan)
- 75mm Anti-Aircraft gun (from New Guinea)
- 37mm Mountain Gun (used in New Guinea)
Well worth a visit if you are ever in Tokyo.