Babysan A Private Look At The Japanese Occupation

From the back The antics of the fun loving Babysan, many of which are recorded on the 128 pages of this book, are fast becoming a well loved legend in the history of the GI Dynasty in Japan Babysan is not a travel bureau impression, nor is she to be found in movie travelogues She is a phase of Japanese American life hitherto untouched a phase that will keep the readerFrom the back The antics of the fun loving Babysan, many of which are recorded on the 128 pages of this book, are fast becoming a well loved legend in the history of the GI Dynasty in Japan Babysan is not a travel bureau impression, nor is she to be found in movie travelogues She is a phase of Japanese American life hitherto untouched a phase that will keep the reader roaring with laughter For added amusement, don t miss Babysan s Glossary of broken American and disjointed Japanese page 124 She is a symbol of the Japanese impact on young Americans who suddenly find themselves surrounded by oriental culture To anyone who has ever served with the Allied Forces in Japan this book will bring many a chuckle in recalling Babysan s antics To others, this book will prove a fascinating account of one neglected aspect of the servicemen s varied and amusing social life in the Far East To Americans everywhere the significant first book by the talented Bill Hume will be, in the words of the navy Times Pacific , sure fire cartoon entertainment
Babysan A Private Look At The Japanese Occupation From the back The antics of the fun loving Babysan many of which are recorded on the pages of this book are fast becoming a well loved legend in the history of the GI Dynasty in Japan Babysan is

  • Title: Babysan A Private Look At The Japanese Occupation
  • Author: Bill Hume
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 408
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Babysan A Private Look At The Japanese Occupation”

    1. Such an important work in the history of recording the experiences of Occupation soldiers in Japan in the Post WWII era. It is also a good example of the moralizing of young soldiers, the tensions and the wishes written about through depicting encounters and situations, much of what the author, from the white-American perspective, would want to show. This is not to be a thorough accounting, but rather almost a guidebook that allowed people to humanize and positively view the American soldier dur [...]

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