CRUISE OF THE SOMERS:
ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE
DESPOTISM OF THE QUARTERDECK
THE UNMANLY CONDUCT OF COMMANDER MACKENZIE
"Difficulty is a bugbear to children, a stimulus to men."
J. WINCHESTER, NEW WORLD PRESS, 30 ANN ST.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; World War, 1939-1945 -- Pacific Area; Airplanes, Military -- United States;
A) To Military Men: Does it not amaze you that Americans already have come to occupy this island? You have been led to believe in the superiority of the Japanese spirit over American weapons. Time and time again, you were told that the American...
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda; Propaganda, American -- Japan -- History -- 20th century; Prisoners of war -- Japan; Russo-Japanese War, 1904-1905;
Many Japanese believe that it is a disgrace to cease hostilities at one's request after fighting to the best of one's ability.
Where did you get this idea? Who made you think this?
There was no such idea when the Tokugawa submitted to the Emperor...
U.S. Brig Somers, New York Jan 11, 1843
My dear Sir,
In taking up my pen to reply to
your valuable and most welcome letter of the 3 instant I have
little hope of expressing to you a tithe of the gratification which
I have derived myself, and a...
My very dear Sir
I have carefully perused your letter to
Commander Mackenzie, and am much gratified to find that
in your mature judgment he has so able an advocate and
support; and I sincerely hope that his conduct in that sad
Tragedy (painful as...