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Don Towles ©Stars and StripesTokyo, February, 1954: Mr. and Mrs. Joe DiMaggio arrive at Tokyo International Airport on a one-day stopover before heading home to San Francisco. Retired New York Yankees star DiMaggio had been on a baseball tour of southern Japan while his wife, actress Marilyn Monroe, was entertaining U.S. troops in Korea.

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