Chester Nimitz to Stevenson, July 16, 1942

Page 2

This verse that Nimitz enclosed depicts Japanese Emperor Hirohito in conversation with the Sun God. It reflects the language of the times as well as the vitality and irreverent humor with which Texans approached the war.

Page 1 | Page 2 | "The Politics of Personality"

Poem on Texans in World War II

Page 1 | Page 2 | "The Politics of Personality"

Chester Nimitz to Stevenson, July 16, 1942, Records of Coke R. Stevenson, Texas Office of the Governor, Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

Page last modified: March 30, 2011