The Japanese War: London University's WWII Secret Teaching Programme and the Experts Sent to Help Beat Japan, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

The Japanese War

London University's WWII Secret Teaching Programme and the Experts Sent to Help Beat Japan, 1st Edition

By Sadao Oba

Routledge

192 pages

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Translated by Ann Kaneko. How British school pupils were recruited to learn in 18 months or less what was then considered to be the most difficult language in the world, in order to become translators, interpreters and interrogators for the allied effort in the Pacific War - a staggering 648 experts in the period 1942-47.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC008000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General
SOC053000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies