British Commonwealth Occupation Force, 1946-1952 (Japan)

Date from 01 January 1946
Date to 31 December 1952
Collection type Conflict
Scope note Australian troops joined the BCOF in Japan on 21 February 1946. Up to 45,000 Australians served in BCOF. The purposes of the BCOF were directed specifically to the subjection of Japan to allied, and particularly to British Commonwealth, authority.