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WWII Japanese Fortifications and Emplacements By CINCPAC CINCPOA
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This work was originally published on 25 April 1945. It was a late WWII U.S. compilation of works on Japanese fortifications, a field reference guide which consists entirely of annotated diagrams and... More > sketches. Included are: open emplacements (4 types); pillboxes (11); casemates (6); gun platforms (7); ready shelters (10); observation posts (4); command posts up to battalion level (5); anti-air installations (3 with 13 additional sub-diagrams); open communications trenches (1); underground passages (2 with 2 more breakout figures); revetments (5); searchlight shelters (2); and cut-and-cover personnel shelters (3). Many field work diagrams show multiple aspects of a given design. The information is sufficient model building of most or all of the examples given. (Please note that this is a high quality facsimile reproduction of the original typescript document. A half-dozen large, foldout pages have been reduced in size; they are legible but read less well than the majority of figures.)< Less
Post Cards From The East By Matt Sorensen
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Three short stories by Matt Sorensen. In BANSING, a young girl nurses a wounded British agent and becomes a catalyst to bring about Iban involvement in WW-II. RITE OF PASSAGE tells of a young... More > Dyak's failure to meet a crucial test and his struggle to choose between life in his longhouse community or the larger world of an attempted Communist takeover. NIRVANA is an erotic tale with a surprise twist in which an Indian chela is reincarnated and finds that Nirvana is not quite what he expected.< Less
Weet Je Nog Wel?! By post-war ephemera
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A Dutch comic book created after WWII, with cultural references to life after life under the German occupation.
Weet Je Nog Wel?! By post-war ephemera
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A Dutch comic book created after WWII, with cultural references to life after life under the German occupation.
Living Between Parentheses: An American Girl in Post-War Germany By Helga Epstein
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A young American journalist explores the enigma of the German personality during the years she worked with Special Services, U.S. Army, in postwar Germany 1952-54. She shares reports on a variety of... More > people and experiences. "When I was with the GIs I felt very German and when I was with German friends I felt very American."< Less
DP - Memoir of a Post-War Childhood in Displaced Persons Camps in Germany By Karlis (Charlie) Dankers
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Memoir of the author's family's flight from the Soviet invasion of Latvia during World War II and his childhood on a farm in Bavaria and in various DP camps in post-war Germany. Includes personal... More > historical narrative and select documents relating to the German and Soviet occupations of Latvia and the author's father's significant role as Director General in Latvia under the German occupation during the period of 1941-1944. Contains 120 photos within the text.< Less
DP - Memoir of a Post-War Childhood in Displaced Persons Camps in Germany By Karlis (Charlie) Dankers
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Memoir of the author's family's flight from the Soviet invasion of Latvia during World War II and his childhood on a farm in Bavaria and in various DP camps in post-war Germany. Includes personal... More > historical narrative and select documents relating to the German and Soviet occupations of Latvia and the author's father's significant role as Director General in Latvia under the German occupation during the period of 1941-1944. Contains 120 photos within the text.< 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
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
Girls Gone Idyllwild! 2011 Classic Pinup Calendar to Benefit American Legion Post 800
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This is the premiere year of the Girls Gone Idyllwild Classic Pinup Calendar to benefit the American Legion Post 800. This stunning full color calendar makes a great way to celebrate each and every... More > day of the year. All funds collected from calendar sales go directly to Post 800. Support the veterans and active military and the post by ordering one or two today! (Images by Ambitious Misfit Photography)< Less