• Brock relaxing outside his Tokyo R&R hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock on leave at the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo. He took one leave during his tour of duty in Korea; it lasted for one week. Brock's experience of Rest and Recuperation (R&R) was shared by more tha…

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  • Japanese female poses atop landscape boulders in the vicinity of Tokyo Civil Service Hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock believes he and Connors encountered this Japanese woman while walking around the hotel grounds. Note civilians and military personnel appear in the background of the image. Brock had only this o…

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  • Japanese hotel staffer leans against post in front of Tokyo Civil Service Hotel building

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock belives that he and Connors encountered this Japanese woman while walking around the hotel grounds. Brock had only this one-week leave during his tour of duty in Korea. He spent it in Tokyo with…

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  • Brock sports a t-shirt while sitting in R&R hotel chair

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Photograph has been cut in half. Brock's experience of Rest and Recuperation (R&R) was shared by more than 800,000 American soldiers in the Korean War. Inaugurated in early 1951, this morale-boosting…

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  • R&R hotel room table spread with military scrip and wine glasses

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock and Connors would have received dress uniforms and pay when they arrived at the Tokyo R&R processing center. This image features the military scrip that they received as pay and two glasses on t…

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  • Brock in civilian clothing smoking in R&R hotel room

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Close-up image of Brock smoking and relaxing in his hotel room while on leave. Brock is dressed in casual, civilian clothing, and a newspaper appears to his left. Camera bags are on the dresser behind…

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  • Japanese maid and hotel staffer stand near Tokyo R&R hotel building

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock believes he and Connors encountered these Japanese women while walking around the hotel grounds. Brock had only this one-week leave during his tour of duty in Korea. He spent it in Tokyo with fe…

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  • Brock lathering up in long-awaited R&R hotel bath

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    After spending long months at the Korean War front, Brock is pictured treating himself to a bath in his Tokyo hotel room while on R&R. While in the field, Army soldiers such as Brock only received a c…

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  • Brock in garden behind Tokyo Civil Service Hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock in the garden behind the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo where he spent his one-week leave. He is in his OD's (olive drab dress uniform), minus his jacket. Brock's experience of Rest and Recuperati…

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  • Connors sitting on Brock's lap in Tokyo R&R hotel room

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock and Connors clowning for the camera in R&R hotel room. Brock had only this one-week leave during his tour of duty in Korea. He spent it in Tokyo with fellow squad member Connors. Brock was close…

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  • Connors and Brock enjoy amenities of Tokyo Civil Service Hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock with his arm slung around fellow soldier Connors in their hotel room at the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo while on their one-week R&R leave. They are dressed in their t-shirts. Brock's experience…

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  • Japanese hotel maid plays catch near the grounds of Brock's R&R hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock believes that he and Connors encountered this Japanese maid while walking around the hotel grounds. Brock had only this one-week leave during his tour of duty in Korea. He spent it in Tokyo with…

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  • Brock sleeps in Tokyo R&R hotel room

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock resting and recuperating in Tokyo at the Civil Service Hotel. The hotel was staffed by Americans. The soldiers were able to pick their hotel; this one was not in downtown Tokyo. Traffic and chao…

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  • Rest for Brock during Korean War R&R

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock'stretched out on a bed in his hotel room at the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo where he spent his one-week leave. A phone is visible. This may have been one of the nights he and fellow soldier Con…

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  • Squad members and R&R roommates

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Connors, a Texan, is sitting on the left at the table, and Brock is on the right with a cigarette in his hand. They are in their hotel room at the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo where they spent their o…

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  • Brock resting in the Tokyo Civil Service Hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock sitting in his hotel room in the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo while on leave. His olive drab uniform is minus his coat. On the table, money and an ashtray are visible. Camera bags are on the dre…

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  • Brock at lake behind Tokyo Civil Service Hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock posing with a mallard duck at a little lake located behind the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo. Brock is on a one-week leave along with fellow soldier Connors. Brock is dressed in his OD's (olive d…

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  • Deep sleep for Brock in R&R hotel room

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock is stretched out on a bed in his hotel room at the Civil Service Hotel in Tokyo where he spent his one-week leave. A phone is visible. His girlfriend, whom he would later marry, Laura Mae Philli…

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  • Inner courtyard of Tokyo Civil Service Hotel

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock had only this one-week leave during his tour of duty in Korea. He spent it in Tokyo with fellow squad member Connors. Brock was close to being due another, when it was time for him to go home, b…

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  • Brock on board garden boat

    Brock, David Franklin, 1931

    Brock is pictured in the gardens of his Tokyo Civil Service Hotel while on leave. He stands on a structure located at the back of the hotel built to resemble a boat. Brock's experience of Rest and Rec…

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