Lieutenant Cilonel Warren J. Clear - Close-up of the Jap Fighting-man
US Army | 1942 | ISBN: N/A | English | 64 pages | PDF | 22.9 MB
Lecture, delivered at the Command and General Staff School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
"The typical Jap is a runt. Five feet three inches tall, he weighs 118 pounds. He is one hundred percent literate. He is paid $15.10 a year, or $1.26 a month, of which sum he is allowed to squander 9 1/2 cents on himself. He can live on a handful of rice and a few scraps of dried fish a day. He accepts it as commonplace to march 30 miles, under full equipment, in 24 hours. He usually presents a slovenly appearance, and is no great shucks on parade, but he is one of the toughest fighting men in the world today…"