Antique Japanese Military Three Human Bombs Shanghai Incident Army Dish
Antique Japanese Military Three Human Bombs Shanghai Incident Army Dish

Antique Japanese Military Three Human Bombs Shanghai Incident Army Dish

Regular price $79.99

This is an antique Japanese military dish, decorated with three soldiers each carrying a bomb. The words on the dish are "Three Brave Warriors" and this is in reference to the three human bombs of Shanghai - during the Shanghai incident when three engineers threw themselves at a Chinese defensive line with bombs, blowing a hole in the line but also themselves in the process. They were much celebrated in the Japanese press as heroes as a result.

Condition: Mint

Size: 4.5" across

Antique Japanese Military Three Human Bombs Shanghai Incident Army Dish