Translator’s Note: Ironically, Yanagi Ryuken was born in the USSR during 1941 and not in Japan. Indeed, he was born in those islands ‘North’ of Japan which
Firstly, there is much talk in China and Japan that the 2006 fight held in the Hokkaido General Gymnasium (attracting a crowd of around 200 spectators to Sapporo) – a challenge match between 65-year-old Yanagi Ryuken (柳龍拳 – Liu Long Quan) Height 170cm, Weight 77Kg and the 35-year-old Iwakura Tsuyoshi (岩倉豪 – Yan Cang Hao) Height 165cm, Weight 76Kg, a Japanese journalist and political activist trained in Judo, Karate and Brazilian Jujitsu (that occurred on November 26th) was ‘fixed’.
When the Nazi War Machine invaded the USSR on June 22nd, 1941, it did so already occupying and benefitting from the vast resources of Western and Northern
Here we sit Atop the hundred foot-pole Who will ‘jump’ first? Huh! Why ‘Jump’ at all! This was at my old marital home – 38
Churchill and Roosevelt had discussed (in secret) the possibility of ‘weakening’ the USSR through its war with Nazi Germany. This did not work-out as planned, however,