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Sheer Surrender By Hikaru Kitabayashi
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A Japanese entertainer and intellectual with a social conscious faces the problem of how to protect himself from a younger, very predatory, female of great beauty and greater ego who has decided that... More > she should save him from a lifetime of being gay by making him her exclusive property, a thought which greatly frightens him. The man's greater-than-life grandmother, acting as a "deus ex machina" who matches her grandson up with the one man he could never forget and the young lady with an up and coming professional who loves her intensely, saves the day and forces everyone to accept a happy ending whether they like it or not.< Less
Japanese Air Wars 1941-45 By peter dancey
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The story of the JAAF and JNAF pacific air wars that commenced in 1933 and continued through to their surrender in August 1945 an enthralling detailed account
Two Years of Tenko: Life as a sixteen year old in a Japanese Prisoner of War Camp By Elizabeth van Kampen & Cecil Lowry
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In 1941 Elizabeth van Kampen was a fourteen year old Dutch girl living with her parents on the island of Java. In January 1942, the Japanese invaded Java and her father was taken to an all male... More > internment camp. Elizabeth’s mother was now left alone to look after her daughters. Four months later the van Kampens were sent to a women’s internment camp where food was scarce to non existent. For the next two years they were subjected to unspeakable horrors and deprivations at the hands of a barbaric enemy. When the Japanese surrendered in August 1945, the Van Kampen family returned to Holland. Elizabeth was desperate to obtain news of her father and was devastated to learn that her father had died in the internment camp. In the year 2000 she visited Japan and despite her harrowing experiences, she harbours no lasting bitterness towards the Japanese. This is her story< Less
Samurai Submarine Sailor By Joseph Ellen & Jo Lynn Ellen Snow
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This is the story of a U. S. Sailor chosen because of his electrical genius to help sail the I-14 Japanese Submarine from Tokyo Bay to Pearl Harbor after the WWII surrender. It includes many... More > one-of-a-kind photographs of the I-14 submarine, life onboard and the Samurai sword found abandoned onboard. Also included are photos of the I-400 and I-401 Japanese Submarines.< Less
Samurai Submarine Sailor By Joseph Ellen & Jo Lynn Ellen Snow
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This is the story of a U. S. Sailor chosen because of his electrical genius to help sail the I-14 Japanese Submarine from Tokyo Bay to Pearl Harbor after the WWII surrender. It includes many... More > one-of-a-kind photographs of the I-14 submarine, life onboard and the Samurai sword found abandoned onboard. Also included are photos of the I-400 and I-401 Japanese Submarines.< Less
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The Big Spud: The USS Idaho In World War II: A War Diary By a Member of Its VO Squadron By William Schumann
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. As well as being a memoir based on the author's secret wartime diary, it is also the only complete history of the battleship ever published. The author, who... More > served on the ship throughout the war, was the observer in a Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplane used for aerial spotting and observation, especially during the shelling of enemy defenses during amphibious invasions. In addition to his diary, he researched the ship's records in the archives to produce this complete history/memoir. 79 photos, 43 documents, 2 maps.< Less
The Big Spud: USS Idaho in WWII By William Schumann
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Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir Series. In addition to being a memoir based on the author's secret wartime diary, it is also the only complete history of the battleship ever published. The author,... More > who served on the ship throughout the war, was the observer in a Vought OS2U Kingfisher seaplane used for aerial spotting and observation, especially during the shelling of enemy defenses during amphibious invasions. In addition to his diary, he researched the ship's records in the archives to produce this complete history/memoir. 79 photos, 43 documents, 2 maps.< Less
Hunter in the Forest By Rod Sinclair
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The first in the Peter Fraser novel series opens in war-torn Singapore in the frantic final days before its surrender and occupation by the Japanese. Evacuated on one of the last boats out, they are... More > attacked and sunk; thus begins an incredible story of survival which turns Peter Fraser from innocent schoolboy into a battle hardened warrior. From the tranquillity of a lush island to the brutality of battle and the torture chambers of the Kempei Tai. Hunter in the Forest is a fast paced, action packed and moving account of one man's war against the odds< Less
Translating the Devil: Captain Llewellyn C Fletcher Canadian Army Intelligence Corps In Post War Malaysia and Singapore By Gordon D. Feir
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After the Japanese surrender in Malaya and Singapore in 1945, the British and their allies spent two years rebuilding governments and stabilizing economies. This included establishing security and... More > collecting evidence on captured Japanese military personnel for war crime trials. To assist in this task a group of Canadian servicemen in the newly formed Army Intelligence Corps were sent to assist their commonwealth colleagues in translating military documents and interrogating Japanese prisoners. Translating the Devil is a collection of memoirs and notes made by Captain Llewellyn Fletcher, Canadian Army Intelligence. They are compiled as a chronological narrative in a form that may be shared by historians, colleagues and old friends. Fletcher lived in Japan as a language instructor at Keio University between 1927 and 1931. When the Japanese invaded SE Asia he volunteered his services to the War Department in Ottawa since he could read and speak Japanese.< Less

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