Japan

WWII Ship Camouflaged To Look Like Island.

February 8, 2010

“HNLMS Abraham Crijnssen was stationed in the Dutch East Indies when WW II began. After the destruction of the Allied Fleet by the Japanese during the Battle of the Java Sea in February 1942, Crijnssen’s captain was ordered to escape with his ship to Australia. Covered with tree branches, the minesweeper crossed the Japanese naval […]

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Tsutomu Yamaguchi, Luckiest Man In History Of The World, Who Survived Both Atomic Bombs, Dies At 93

January 8, 2010

Tsutomu Yamaguchi, the only official survivor of both atomic blasts to hit Japan in World War II, died Monday in Nagasaki, Japan. He was 93. The cause was stomach cancer, his family said. Mr. Yamaguchi, as a 29-year-old engineer for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, was in Hiroshima on a business trip when the United States dropped […]

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Japan Back In The Aircraft Carrier Business

September 10, 2009

  Japan Launches A Second Aircraft Carrier by James Dunnigan September 8, 2009 Japan launched its second aircraft carrier ( the Ise)  since World War II, on August 21st. This past March, it commissioned the first of these ships, the “helicopter-carrying destroyer”, the Hyuga. These are 610 foot long, 18,000 ton warships that operates up […]

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Listen To The Music. Watch The Video.

August 8, 2009

I can’t explain the Japanese announcer. Obviously this is a sales video for the FN FAL. But the music, and the subject matter go together like “Don’t move…there’s a snake!”. Related Posts:The Sexy Beretta M93R. Don’t Believe Me? Listen To The Kenny G SoundtrackInvading Southeast Asia, The Japanese Had HelpTimeline Of The War In The […]

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