Spy Morris Moe Berg
Chuo-ku Akashi cho.
  • That is the St Luka's International Hospital.
  • How long is there that?
  • It was built from in 1902.
  • I like that building.
  • That is the old hospital ward.
  • Who designed it?
  • Three Czechs and one American.
  • Antonin Raymond is a famous architect.
  • Who is he?
  • Antonin was born in Czech in 1888.
  • And, moved to America in 1910.
  • Afterwards, became American.
  • He launched business in Japan in 1922.
  • What did he build?
  • Churches, schools or embassy.
  • He designed the buildings more than 60.
  • Did I look?
  • Antonin knew the building of Japan well.
  • He cooperated with bombing operation of America in The Pacific War.
  • What kind of work did he do?
  • He reproduced a Japanese private house faithfully.
  • The United States did a study to burn a citizen to death.
  • 100,000 citizens died in two hours.
  • Most Japanese houses were made of wood.
  • After the war, he worked again in Japan.
  • But he was angry.
  • Why angry?
  • American who occupied Japan painted Antonin's building white.
  • American likes painting a wall white.
  • Was this hospital safe?
  • This is the paper which the United States Armed Forces sprinkled.
  • Attention of the bombing?
  • This is a strategy to let enemies lose the fighting spirit.
  • I will immediately run away.
  • They painted a cross black for prevention of bombing.
  • Like a Gothic fashion.
  • After war, U.S Armed occupied this hospital.
  • Do you know the man?
  • Who?
  • Baseball player?
  • Morris Moe Berg.
  • He was a American baseball player.
  • I'm not interested in baseball.
  • He was a spy of CIA.
  • Though he is an athlete?
  • He came to Japan for a baseball game in 1934.
  • But he was in this hospital without playing a game.
  • What was he doing?
  • He took a photograph of Tokyo from the roof.
  • It is spy activities.
  • United States fixed a bombing point referring to the photograph.
  • They used this information for the Doolittle raid of 1942.
  • What is the Doolittle raid?
  • It is first bombing operation by B25.
  • They were going to cross Japan.
  • Succeed?
  • It was all destroyed.
  • Hey, We are private detectives not spy.
  • I know.
  • I have to go back to our office and work.