1st Edition

The Japanese War
London University's WWII Secret Teaching Programme and the Experts Sent to Help Beat Japan

ISBN 9781873410332
Published August 6, 1995 by Routledge
192 Pages

USD $160.00

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Book Description

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.