National Geographic : 1946 Jun
Monkmeyer Lottery Tickets, Phenomenon of Defeat, Sell on Streets By draining off surplus earnings into its lottery, the Government hopes to curb inflation. American troops, who can't read the tickets, are loath to invest. The salesman has a soldier's cap. "Books" sign on a Tokyo wall is a reminder that Japan is going bilingual. International News It's Hard to KeepClean inPoverty-stricken Tokyo All over town, corrugated-iron shanties riseoutoftheruins. Seen from a plane, the roofs appear to be rusting away. Many family tasks must becarried on in the open. Mamma, packing heryoungest onherback, hassalvaged atub -a far cry from the luxuriousdeep-seated prewar bath.