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A Book of Five Swords and a Scroll By Stanford D. Carman
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This book is a primer for the person who may have a passing interest in Japanese Swords, but do not know where to start. But; there are those that look beyond the blade to what it may have meant to... More > those who carried them. It revolves around five swords and a hanging scroll that came to the United States about 1946. These swords date from 1400 to Jan 1944. A sixth sword given to a Marine Defender of Wake Island by the C.O. of a Japanese POW camp. Three of these swords, have original short stories that focus on these swords. The scroll, is a painting of a samurai sitting beneath a Cherry tree with writing materials. The Book,has 144 pages richly illustrated with about 110 photos, & "Care and Cleaning of Japanese Swords". This version of the book is in Color.< Less
A Book of Five Swords and a Scroll By Stanford D. Carman
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This book is a primer for the person who may have a passing interest in Japanese Swords, but do not know where to start. But; there are those that look beyond the blade to what it may have meant to... More > those who carried them. It revolves around five swords and a hanging scroll that came to the United States about 1946. These swords date from 1400 to Jan 1944. A sixth sword given to a Marine Defender of Wake Island by the C.O. of a Japanese POW camp. Three of these swords, have original short stories that focus on these swords. The scroll, is a painting of a samurai sitting beneath a Cherry tree with writing materials. The Book,has 144 pages richly illustrated with about 110 photos, & "Care and Cleaning of Japanese Swords". This version of the book is in B&W.< Less
Wake And Reunion By Stanford D. Carman
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Wake And Reunion revolves around the Battle of Wake Island from Dec.8-23,1941. While many of the US Defenders are mentioned the book includes the Individual bio's of 17 Wake Island Defenders, and... More > their return to United States after 1350 days as POWs of the Japanese until the surrender of the Japanese ending WWII in September 1945. The chapter Vindication and Aftermath, deals with United States actions against Japanese held Wake Island and the official report of the surrender of Wake Island by the Japanese back to the United States, September 1945. The book also contains the complete roster of all men on Wake Island when it fell to the Japanese Dec.23, 1941. Wake And Reunion is richly illustrated with over 100 photographs, letters, and diagrams, some of which date back to the 1930's. Also included are photos of what was to be the Wake Island Defenders last organized reunion in October 2005.< Less
A Book of Five Swords and a Scroll By Stanford D. Carman
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This book is a primer for the person who may have a passing interest in Japanese Swords, but do not know where to start. But; there are those that look beyond the blade to what it may have meant to... More > those who carried them. It revolves around five swords and a hanging scroll that came to the United States about 1946. These swords date from 1400 to Jan 1944. A sixth sword given to a Marine Defender of Wake Island by the C.O. of a Japanese POW camp. Three of these swords, have original short stories that focus on these swords. The scroll, is a painting of a samurai sitting beneath a Cherry tree with writing materials. The Book,has 144 pages richly illustrated with about 110 photos, & "Care and Cleaning of Japanese Swords". This version of the book is in Color.< Less
A Book of Five Swords and a Scroll By Stanford D. Carman
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This book is a primer for the person who may have a passing interest in Japanese Swords, but do not know where to start. But; there are those that look beyond the blade to what it may have meant to... More > those who carried them. It revolves around five swords and a hanging scroll that came to the United States about 1946. These swords date from 1400 to Jan 1944. A sixth sword given to a Marine Defender of Wake Island by the C.O. of a Japanese POW camp. Three of these swords, have original short stories that focus on these swords. The scroll, is a painting of a samurai sitting beneath a Cherry tree with writing materials. The Book,has 144 pages richly illustrated with about 110 photos, & "Care and Cleaning of Japanese Swords". This version of the book is in B&W.< Less