Historical photo: Morihei Ueshiba O-Sensei and Morihiro Saito at Self-Defense Force demonstration c. 1955 by Stanley Pranin


Here are three rare photos from the personal collection of Morihiro Saito taken c. 1955. Morihei is aged 71 years and Saito Sensei is about 27 years old. Although the exact location is unknown, it appears as though the event is taking place at a Self-Defense Force facility due to the presence of uniformed observers.


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