Book press release: “Siberia, Japan & WWI” by Edward Rasmussen

Siberia, Japan & WWI

Book Reveals Riveting Past of Siberia, Japan & WWI
PRWeb – Thu, Aug 16, 2012

Author lets readers witness and experience history in the making

Parkville, MD (PRWEB) August 16, 2012
From the author who brought readers Hell’s Anvil: The Forging of a Fanatic Fighter comes another compelling work. Readers can see history unfold through their eyes as Edward Rasmussen brings the riveting past of Siberia, Japan & WWI to life in his book.
Starting with the 13th century period of Mongol domination, the story of Siberia continues through the period of Russian expansion, leading to relations with Japan that were only temporarily interrupted by the Russo-Japanese War. But everything changed with the Bolshevik Revolution, the Allied Intervention of 1918, and the successive incidents after that which eventually ended with the final withdrawal of Japanese troops in 1925.
Enlivened with stories of individual men and women swept up in those events, this book draws many of these tales from Japanese and Russian accounts not previously available in English. Readers can experience history in the making as they witness the rise and fall of Siberia, Japan & WWI.
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About the Author

During WW II, 1st Lt. Edward Rasmussen served in Military Intelligence as a translator of Japanese at Washington Document Center. After the war, he resumed his career as insurance broker. In time, he increasingly served as insurance consultant to Japanese corporations doing business in the U.S.
Since retirement, he writes military history and does translation for other military historians. His recent book, Hell’s Anvil, the Forging of a Fanatic Fighter, is available from Xlibris Corp. Based on his translation of a Japanese platoon leader’s journal of fighting in Luzon, P.I., it includes eyewitness accounts of the action from the American side.
Siberia, Japan & WWI * by Edward Rasmussen

Publication Date: June 14, 2012

Trade Paperback; $8.50; 94 pages; 978-1-4257-4347-5
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