Firipine Kyowakoku [Philippine Republic] - Hodo Shashinshu.
NEWS DEPARTMENT OF IMPERIAL ARMY HEADQUARTERS. ; DAIHON'EI RIKUGUN HODO-BU (1944].)
£350.00 [First Edition]
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First edition. Numerous photographic plates and illustrations. 8vo. Original decorated wrappers. 128pp. Tokyo, Mainichi Shimbunsha, Showa 19 [i.e.
This book was issued in Tokyo on October 10th, 1944 - just 10 days before the US 6th army under General McArthur landed at Leyte to liberate the islands. It is divided into three sections, namely the initial occupation of the Phillipines in 1941, followed by a general chapter on Philippine geography, culture, and customs, and finishing off with the economic prospects and the political outlook.
Stock Code: 214389