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Gundam Ep. 14: Wappa Rises!
This week, we recap and review Mobile Suit Gundam episode 14, "Time, Be Still," discuss our first impressions, and provide commentary and research on: the Neo-Confucian concept of gekokujō and it's importance in prewar and wartime Japan, Audie Murphy, the "Memphis Belle" B-17 bomber, Japanese fighter aces, anti-tank explosives, and the Piasecki "AirGeep" hover-bike.
- An explanation of Gekokujō, focusing on its importance in Japanese history.
- Detailed explanation of tanks used in the Pacific War. Two articles about the haftholladung German anti-tank explosive, explanation and photos of the Type-99 Japanese anti-tank explosive, and an army intelligence bulletin from 1945, detailing late-stage anti-tank tactics in the Pacific War.
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