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C.B.I. pointie talkie. Number 5 by [United States Army Air Forces.] - 1944 - from Rulon-Miller Books (SKU: 52821)

C.B.I. pointie talkie. Number 5

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C.B.I. pointie talkie. Number 5

by [United States Army Air Forces.]

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[Washington D.C.], 1944. 16mo, approx. 13.5 x 10.5 cm; pp. [2] 190; 7 illustrations illustrating friendliness between Chinese and Americans, and encouraging illiterate countrymen to protect and hide Americans from the Japanese; one corner creased, fine in original tan paper wrappers. Phrasebook for downed American airmen with phrases in Chinese, Burmese, French, Thai, Ammanese, Shan, Lolo (Yei) and Lao, with an admonitory statement from Chiang Kai-Shek (Director of the National Military Council) advising natives to assist the American flyer or be subjected to punishment. General message stating: "I am an American soldier needing your help in our struggle against the Japanese, but I cannot speak your language...", along with other helpful phrases.

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Rulon-Miller Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
52821
Title
C.B.I. pointie talkie. Number 5
Author
[United States Army Air Forces.]
Book condition
second hand
Quantity available
1
Place of Publication
[Washington D.C.]
Date Published
1944
Keywords
Japan , , Phrase Books , WWII

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