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Before I retired from the fertilizer industry, I had a Panel Operator working for me. He was about 10 years older than me, making hm about 70 now. He was originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. His Dad was a WWII veteran. Was captured in Hong Kong after a brief but brutal (and futile) defense of that island. He was lucky. Spent five years in a Japanese POW camp. I asked my guy if his Dad ever talked about his experiences. He said his Pop only spoke once of his war time learnings. Apparently he said, and I quote... "Never trust the yellow man, and to this day, I can't eat rice." 
History does have a way of repeating itself.
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