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Lost in Translation: U.S. Forces and Crime in Japan - Okinawa Mondai, Fact and Fiction, Over-attribution of Crimes to U.S. Forces Japan Military and Civilian Personnel, SOFA-Related Incidents, Impacts
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 28,120. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Asian
This study argues that Japanese media disproportionately finds United States Forces Japan (USFJ) military and civilian personnel and their dependents responsible for accidents and crimes. The study examines how and why this pattern of reporting occurs.
A Tribute To Tony Farina
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This is a tribute to my brother, Tony Farina, who served three years in the U. S. Army in Europe and in the Pacific Area. He was in on the Invasion of Europe and in the battle for Okinawa. He died at age 90 in March, 2015. Not one for talking about himself, I'd like to do a little of it for him.
Okinawa- 1945
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 26,060. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » War
The shining story of the US Marine corps historic battle on the island of OKINAWA 1945.
Okinawa Diet: Live to Be 100 - The Japanese Centenarian Diet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,750. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2016 by PCI Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
Okinawa Island is part of the Japanese Ryukyu Islands that run from the southern tip of Japan almost to Taiwan. It is long known that the residents of Okinawa Island live longer than people anywhere else in the world. They’re also healthier, suffer from less disease and have better mental health. By observing their lifestyle, it becomes clear that the secret to their longevity is in their diet.
A History of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312 - U.S. Marine Corps History, Checkerboard Squadron, World War II, Okinawa, Korea, Korean War, Vietnam War, New Aircraft and New Alerts
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,030. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » History » Military
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique history covers Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 312, the Checkerboard squadron, which enjoys a fine reputation among Marine aviators.
The Hasegawa Garden
Series: Love Stories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 16,900. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » General
Steven Thorp’s journalist wife, Chieko Hasegawa, is murdered while investigating a crime in Okinawa supposedly committed by American airmen. Although distraught at American bureaucratic inaction he chooses to memorialize Chieko by planting her favorite persimmon tree in the Hasegawa garden and, as he remembers his happy time spent with her, wonders if he should keep the Hasegawa name alive.
My Letters Home from the Pacific War
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,420. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
These letters cover a great variety of war-time experiences, from terrifying near-death experiences on the beaches of Iwo Jima, and a kamikaze crash into the ship, to accounts of incredible adventures at Ie Shima, Osaka, Wakayama, Formosa and Shanghai.
The Other Woman
Series: Stories of Okinawa, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Short Story: A young Okinawan woman recently dumped by her fiancee considers a future with a dashing American teacher married to another woman.
Remembering PT-927
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,070. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
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During WW II, a farm boy from Oklahoma is assigned to the Torpedo Boats in the Pacific. Circumstances confront him to face the enemy on a more personal level than he could have ever imagined. Can enemies learn to help each other to survive? Jordan faces the great puzzle of his time, the path an individual decides on when his country is locked in a deadly struggle with another nation.
MacArthur's Luck
Series: The Fortunes of War, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 163,330. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Military, Fiction » Historical » USA
January 1945: Gen. George Marshall dies unexpectedly, replaced by Douglas MacArthur. American armies race the Soviets for Berlin, and history's bloodiest war threatens to spiral into an even greater conflict. From Jackie Robinson at the Rhine to Robert Heinlein at Okinawa and Barry Goldwater above Tokyo, this alternate history will forever change the way you look at the end of World War Two.