A Pocket Guide To NEW GUINEA and the SOLOMONS: Special Service Div, US Army WWII Pocket Guides Series

By: War and Navy Departments

Price: $27.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


013702: NEW GUINEA and the SOLOMONS. Booklet was created and given to US Military personnel going overseas during WWII, to explain the country, its people, customs, common words/phrases to be used, and is illustrated with maps and drawings. This particular copy has its original owner's name (Lieut. jg. Bushy) neatly written at the top of the first page. It also has a light stamp "Educational Services Center" across front cover. Booklet covers and pages are clean, unmarked (except as indicated), bright, tightly bound and sharp cornered. Scarce, Out Of Print, Book. If interested, I have several other language volumes in this WWII Military Personnel Pocket Guide Series available. Content Chapters include: Introduction * Fascinating Islands * A Political Patchwork * Meet the People * Where the People Live * Past and Present * Who Speaks What? * Weather * Jungle Life * Food and Travel * Native Customs and Manners * Keeping Fit * What Makes Trouble With Natives? * Hints on Pronouncing Melanesian Pidgin English * Useful Words and Phrases.: 4.25 x 5.25 in.: 80 pages

Title: A Pocket Guide To NEW GUINEA and the SOLOMONS: Special Service Div, US Army WWII Pocket Guides Series

Author Name: War and Navy Departments

Categories: General, 20th Century, General,

Edition: First Edition: First Printing

Publisher: Washington, D. C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1944

Binding: Pamphlet

Book Condition: Very Good

Store ID: 013702

Keywords: Wartime Languages History