Gyofu No Ami
Wakkanai Dependent School's first yearbook

Special thanks to Lloyd Swanburg for providing the images of the Wakkanai Dependent School's first yearbook.  Lloyd was one of two civilian educators brought to Wakkanai AS to establish the new dependent school.  Lloyd was quick to point out that many other teachers (military personnel and their wives) made up the balance of the new faculty.

This yearbook was designed and directed by Walt Peik, Dependent School Principal.  Each limited edition copy was hand made, with real photos actually glued to each page.  If memory serves correctly, many thanks go to the Wakkanai Air Station photography lab airmen for producing the much needed, many photo copies.  Their contribution was typical of the improvisation we all experienced to make for a successful school year.  Lloyd Swanburg