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Japanese food management in World War II

Bruce F. Johnston

Japanese food management in World War II

by Bruce F. Johnston

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby B.F. Johnston with Mosaburo Hosoda and Yoshio Kusumi.
SeriesFood, agriculture, and World War II / Food Research Institute, Stanford University
ContributionsHosada, Mosaburo., Kusumi, Yoshio.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21458002M

Gruhl takes the view that World War II started in when Japan, crowded and poor in raw materials but with a sense of military invincibility, saw empire as her salvation and invaded China. Japans imperial regime had volatile ambitions but limited resources, thus encouraging them to unleash a particularly brutal offensive against the peoples. The Office of Price Administration (OPA) was in charge of rationing consumer goods such as sugar, coffee, shoes, household appliances, and other goods during World War II. The OPA accepted ration book applications and issued ration books, from which consumers tore out stamps in order to purchase food and other supplies at grocery stores.

AS the 50th-anniversary year of World War II draws to a close, a recap of Japanese literature shows that writers have rushed to fill in the creative gap imposed during the conflict, although. The hardships of life in Japan during World War II. Search. Advanced Search in military drills in school in Japan during the war Hearing anti-American war propaganda from a teacher The hardships of life in Japan during World War II you couldn't buy food, even if you had the money. We didn't have the money, but even if you had the money.

Yes. While the Japanese had excellent airplanes, ships, torpedoes, generalship and discipline in the WWII, logistics was never their core competence, and the ordinary senrin was poorly fed, poorly supplied and poorly cared about. They often needed. WBO Student Loading.


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Japanese Food Management in World War II () This is a very specialized book about how Japan managed its food production and distribution during the second world war.

The book says a number of factors affected food production, including weather, the reduction in work force due to men being drafted for the war, the reduction in the supply of. Japanese Food Management in World War II. By Bruce F. Johnston. Stanford: Stanford University Press, xii, Appendices of tables and index.

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