The following units and commanders fought in the Battle of Northern and Eastern Henan. North China Area Army – Juichi Terauchi 1st Army – Kiyoshi Katsuki 14th Division – Kenji Doihara 27th Infantry Brigade 2nd Infantry Regiment 59th Infantry Regiment 28th Infantry Brigade 15th Infantry Regiment 50th Infantry Regiment 20th Field Artillery Regiment 18th Cavalry Regiment 14th Engineer Regiment 14th Transport Regiment 108th Division – Kumaya Shimomoto 25th Infantry Brigade 117th Infantry Regiment 132nd Infantry Regiment 104th Infantry Brigade 52nd Infantry Regiment 105th Infantry Regiment 108th Field Artillery Regiment 108th Cavalry Regiment 108th Engineer Regiment 108th Transport Regiment 20th Division –? 39th Infantry Brigade 77th Infantry Regiment 78th Infantry Regiment 40th Infantry Brigade 79th Infantry Regiment 80th Infantry Regiment 26th Field Artillery Regiment 28th Cavalry Regiment 20th Engineer Regiment 20th Transport Regiment 109th Division –? 31st Infantry Brigade 69th Infantry Regiment 107th Infantry Regiment 118th Infantry Brigade 119th Infantry Regiment 136th Infantry Regiment 109th Mountain Artillery Regt 109th Cavalry Regiment 109th Engineer Regiment 109th Transport Regiment Forces directly under 1st Army: ** 4th Independent Machinegun Battalion 5th Independent Machinegun Battalion 9th Independent Machinegun Battalion 1st Independent Light Armored Car Squadron 5th Independent Light Armored Car Squadron 2nd Tank Battalion 1st Independent Mountain Artillery Regiment 3rd Independent Mountain Artillery Regiment 2nd Field operation Heavy Artillery Regiment 5th Field operation Heavy Artillery Regiment 6th Field operation Heavy Artillery Regiment 8th Independent Field Heavy Artillery Regiment 3rd Artillery Battalion 5th Artillery Battalion 2nd Army – Toshizō Nishio, Field Marshal Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni 16th Division – Kesou Nakashima 9th Infantry Brigade 9th Infantry Regiment 20th Infantry Regiment 30th Infantry Brigade 33rd Infantry Regiment 38th Infantry Regiment 22nd Field Artillery Regiment 16th Engineer Regiment 16th Transport Regiment 5th Division 10th Division Directly under North China Front Army: 114th Division –?
127th Infantry Brigade 66th Infantry Regiment 115th Infantry Regiment 128th Infantry Brigade 102nd Infantry Regiment 150th Infantry Regiment 120th Field Artillery Regt 118th Cavalry Regiment 114th Engineer Regiment 114th Transport Regiment China Mixed Brigade –? 1st China Stationed Infantry Regiment – Colonel Hasegawa 2nd China Stationed Infantry Regiment – Colonel? China Garrison Cavalry Unit China Garrison Artillery Regiment – Colonel? China Stationed Engineer Unit China Stationed Signal Unit –? 3rd Independent Mixed Brigade –? 6th Independent Infantry Battalion 7th Independent Infantry Battalion 8th Independent Infantry Battalion 9th Independent Infantry Battalion 10th Independent Infantry Battalion Independent Artillery Troops Independent labor troops Signal Communication unit. 4th Independent Mixed Brigade –? 11th Independent infantry Battalion 12th Independent infantry Battalion 13th Independent infantry Battalion 14th Independent infantry Battalion 15th Independent infantry Battalion Independent Artillery Troops Independent labor troops 5th Independent Mixed Brigade –?
16th Independent Infantry Battalion 17th Independent Infantry Battalion 18th Independent Infantry Battalion 19th Independent Infantry Battalion 20th Independent Infantry Battalion Independent artillery troops Independent labor troops China 1st War Area – Cheng Qian Eastern Honan Army – Hsueh Yueh 64th Corps – Li Han-huen 155th Division – Chen Kung-hsin 187th Division – Peng Ling-cheng 74th Corps – Wang Yao-wu 51st Division – Wang Yao-wu 58th Division – Po Hui-chang 8th Corps – Huang Chieh 40th Division – Lo Li-jung 102nd Division – Po Hui-chang 27th Corps – Kuei Yung-ching 36th Division – Chiang Fu-sheng 46th Division – Li Liang-yung 17th Army – Hu Tsung-nan 1st Corps – Li Tieh-chun 1st Division – Li Tieh-chun 78th Division – Li Wen 3rd Army Group – Sun Tongxuan 12th Corps – Sun Tongxuan 20th Division – Chang Tse-ming 22nd Division – Ku Liang-min 81st Division – Chan Shu-tang 55th Corps – Tsao Fu-lin 29th Division – Tsao Fu-lin 74th Division – Li Han-chang 20th Army – Shang Chen 32nd Corps – Shang Chen 139th Division – Li Chao-ying 141st Division – Sung Ken-tang 142nd Division – Lu Chi Salt Gabelle Brigade – Chian Chi-ke 23rd Division – Li Pi-fan 71st Corps – Sung Hsi-lien 87th Division – Shen Fa-tsao 88th Division – Fung Mu-han 39th Corps – Liu Ho-ting 34th Division – Kung Ping-fan 56th Division – Liu Shang-chih 1st Army Group – Song Zheyuan 77th Corps – Feng Chih-an 37th Division – Chang Ling-yun 132nd Division – Wang Chang-hai 179th Division – Ho Chi-feng 69th Corps – Shih Yu-san 181st Division – Shih Yu-san New 9th Division – Kao Shu-hsun 53rd Corps – Wan Fu-lin 116th Division – Chao Fu-cheng 130th Division – Chu Hung-hsun 91st Corps – Kao Tse-chu 166th Division – Ma Li-wu 45th Division – Liu Chin 90th Corps – Peng Chin-chih 195th Division – Liang Kai 196th Division – Liu Chao-huan New 8th Division – Chiang Tsai-chen 95th Division – Lo Chi 91st Division – Feng Chan-tsai New 35th Division – Wang Ching-tsai 61st Division – Chung Sung 106th Division – Shen Ke 109th Division – Li Shu-sen 94th Division – Chu Huai-ping 24th Division – Lin Ying 9th Reserve Division – Chang Yen-chuan 8th Reserve Division – Ling Chao-yao 28th Separate Brigade – Wu Hua-wen Hopei Militia – Chang Yin-wu Hopei Chahar Guerrilla Commander – Sun Tien-ying 3rd Cavalry Corps – Cheng Ta-chang 4th Cavalry Division – Chang The-shun 9th Cavalry Division – Wang Chi-feng 14th Separate Cavalry Brigade – Chang Chan-kuei 2nd Brigade, New 1st Cavalry Division – Ma Lu 13th Cavalry Brigade – Yao Ching-chuan 6th Artillery Brigade – Huang Yung-an 10th Separate Artillery Brigade – Peng Meng-chi 5th Regime
Our Man Higgins is an American sitcom that aired on ABC from October 3, 1962, to May 17, 1963. Our Man Higgins follows the adventures of an English butler portrayed by Stanley Holloway, inherited by a suburban American family, resulting in a cultural clash that grows into a cultural blending. Higgins answers to Alice MacRoberts, played by Frank Maxwell and Audrey Totter. Joining Holloway and Totter were Ricky Kelman, K. C. Butts, Regina Groves, who portrayed the children Tommy and Joanie MacRoberts, respectively. It's Higgins, Sir was a 13-episode NBC radio comedy series in 1951, created and produced by Paul Harrison, written by Harrison and Rik Vollaerts. Harry McNaughton read the starring role of Higgins in that series, broadcast on Tuesdays at 9 P. M.. Stanley Holloway as Higgins Regina Groves as Joanie MacRoberts Audrey Totter as Alice MacRoberts Ricky Kelman as Tommy MacRoberts Frank Maxwell as Duncan MacRoberts K. C. Butts as Dinghy MacRoberts Our Man Higgins, co-sponsored by General Motors' Pontiac division and American Tobacco, aired on ABC at 9:30 P.
M. Eastern on Wednesdays opposite The Dick Van Dyke Show on CBS and the second half of Perry Como's Kraft Music Hall on NBC. Higgins followed another one-year ABC series Going My Way, starring Gene Kelly, Dick York, Leo G. Carroll, in a television version of the 1944 Bing Crosby film. Our Man Higgins on IMDb
Sirens is an album by American singer-songwriter S. J. Tucker, released in 2006. "The Drowning" - 1:56 "Go Away Godboy" - 4:46 "Lady Vagabond" - 5:27 "Cold Sunshine" - 3:41 "The Wendy Trilogy I: Wendy on Board" - 5:36 "Storm" - 4:28 "Carousel" - 5:52 "The Wendy Trilogy II: Red-Handed Jill" - 5:34 "Alligator in the House" - 4:32 "Girl in the Garden" - 3:21 "The Wendy Trilogy III: Green-Eyed Sue / Sue's Jig" - 5:27 "Mandolin Holy Man" - 4:17 "Valkyrie Daughter" - 11:48 "Goddess" - 2:44 S. J. Tucker - guitar, vocals Catherynne M. Valente - lyrics - "The Drowning" Betsy Tinney - lyrics - "Alligator" Katie Tinney - lyrics - "Alligator" Kenny Sharretts - drums - "Go Away Godboy" Celia – Backing vocals - "Lady Vagabond".
The Kyoto Railway Museum is a railway museum in Shimogyō-ku, Japan. The original Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum opened in 1972, but was expanded and modernized in 2016, becoming the Kyoto Railway Museum; the museum is owned by West Japan Railway Company and is operated by Transportation Culture Promotion Foundation. The museum is divided into the following exhibition areas, including the 20-track roundhouse built in 1914. Promenade Main Hall Twilight Plaza Roundhouse Former Nijō Station This is a three-storey building completed in April 2016; the roundhouse was built surrounding a turntable. It is an Important Cultural Property designated by the government of Japan as the oldest reinforced-concrete car shed extant in Japan; this two-storey structure was part of Nijō Station in Kyoto until March 1996, was subsequently moved to the Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum where if formed the entrance building, housing the museum shop. As of April 2016 a total of 53 rolling stock items are on display at the museum.
The museum was opened by Japanese National Railways on October 10, 1972 commemorating the centennial of the railway in Japan. When JNR was divided into regional companies in 1987, the museum was inherited by JR West. On 19 December 2012, JR West announced its plans to modernize and expand the Umekoji museum, it was announced on 18 December 2013 that the enlarged museum would be renamed the Kyoto Railway Museum. The construction cost was 7.0 billion yen. Once the expansion was complete, the new museum exhibit space covered 31,000 square meters, becoming the largest railway museum in Japan both in terms of floor space and the number of trains exhibited, surpassing JR East's Railway Museum in Saitama and JR Central's SCMaglev and Railway Park in Nagoya; the expansion became necessary due to the aging facilities of the Modern Transportation Museum in Osaka. The Modern Transportation Museum closed on 6 April 2014, the exhibits housed there were subsequently moved to the new railway museum in Kyoto.
The museum is 3 minutes on foot from Umekōji-Kyōtonishi Station. 京都鉄道博物館のすべて. Japan: JTB Publishing. 20 April 2016. ISBN 978-4533110726. Official website
Inherent Vice is a novel by American author Thomas Pynchon published in August 2009. A darkly comic detective novel set in 1970s California, the plot follows sleuth Larry "Doc" Sportello whose ex-girlfriend asks him to investigate a scheme involving a prominent land developer. Themes of drug culture and counterculture are prominently featured. Critical reception was positive, with reviewers describing Inherent Vice as one of Pynchon's more accessible works; the novel was adapted into a 2014 film of the same name. The setting is Los Angeles in 1970. Larry "Doc" Sportello, private investigator and pothead, receives a visit from his former girlfriend Shasta Fay Hepworth, now having an affair with the real-estate mogul Michael Z. "Mickey" Wolfmann. Shasta asks Doc to help foil a plot hatched by Mickey's wife Sloane and her lover, Riggs Warbling, to have Mickey admitted to a mental health institution. Soon afterwards a black militant named Tariq Khalil asks Doc to find Glen Charlock, one of Mickey's bodyguards—Tariq claims that Glen owes him money after their time spent together in prison.
Doc visits one of Mickey's developments but is knocked unconscious, awakes to find himself being questioned by his old LAPD nemesis, Det. Christian F. "Bigfoot" Bjornsen, who informs Doc that Glen Charlock has been shot dead and that Mickey has vanished. Doc is visited by Hope Harlingen, the widow of a musician named Coy Harlingen, who wants Doc to investigate rumours that Coy is still alive. Doc finds Coy in a nightclub, but upon hearing that Doc is investigating Mickey, Coy tells Doc about the Golden Fang, an old schooner suspected of bringing mysterious goods into port, upon which both Mickey and Shasta are rumoured to have departed. Doc learns that Coy has been working for the government as an informer and agent provocateur, but is allowed no contact with his family, he discovers that one Puck Beaverton had switched shifts with Glen Charlock on the day of Glen's death, that Mickey had been working at the time of his disappearance on a plan to atone for his sins as a ruthless entrepreneur.
Doc pays a visit to the HQ of Golden Fang Enterprises where he meets Japonica Fenway, a young runaway whom Doc had returned to her wealthy parents on a previous occasion. Japonica reveals. Doc visits the Institute, where he again encounters Coy Harlingen, deduces that Mickey has been apprehended by persons unknown. Doc is told that the attack during which Glen Charlock was shot was carried out by a group of vigilantes who are said to do dirty work for the LAPD. Doc discovers links between Puck Beaverton and a notorious loan shark named Adrian Prussia. After a visit from Trillium Fortnight, a female companion of Puck's, Doc travels to Las Vegas in search of Puck and Trillium's sexual threesome partner, Einar. In Las Vegas, Doc places a bet with the manager of the Kismet Lounge, Fabian Fazzo, that Mickey did not fake his own disappearance. Doc believes that he sees Mickey in the company of federal agents, subsequently hears of Mickey's scheme for a philanthropic housing project in the desert. Doc visits the site and encounters Riggs Warbling, architect of the housing project, who fears that Mickey has been "reprogrammed" and that the development abandoned, will be destroyed.
Back in Los Angeles, Doc learns that Puck Beaverton and Bigfoot's former policing partner, Vincent Indelicato, were sworn enemies. Adrian Prussia, used by the authorities as an unofficial assassin immune from the law, who employed Puck, permitted Puck to murder Vincent. Doc visits Adrian, who claims that he is behind the Golden Fang organization, while Puck contends that Glen was killed deliberately because he was supplying black-power groups with weapons. Doc is handcuffed and about to be given a lethal drug overdose, but escapes and kills both Puck and Adrian. Bigfoot, who has evidently been using Doc to investigate Vincent's death, picks Doc up, but sets him up with a huge quantity of stolen heroin. Doc performs a switch operation in order to hide the drugs and is contacted by Crocker Fenway who acts as an intermediary for the Golden Fang. Doc arranges a handover, his only condition being that Coy is released from all of his obligations and allowed to return to his family. After the handover has taken place and his lawyer Sauncho hear that the Golden Fang schooner is leaving port.
Along with the Coast Guard, they pursue the vessel, watch as it is abandoned after encountering an enormous surf wave. Sauncho and Doc decide to place a claim on the schooner. At the end of the novel, Doc receives a payment from Fabian Fazzo in settlement of his bet about Mickey, he learns that Coy has been reunited with Hope and their child, Amethyst. Critics reacted well to Inherent Vice for its mainstream appeal. In a favorable review, The New York Times' Michiko Kakutani called it "Pynchon Lite", describing it as "a simple shaggy-dog detective story that pits likable dopers against the Los Angeles Police Department and its'countersubversive' agents, a novel in which paranoia is less a political or metaphysical state than a byproduct of smoking too much weed". A review by academic Louis Menand in The New Yorker declared the novel "a lighthearted affair", while adding that there were still "a few familiar apocalyptic touches, a suggestion that countercultural California is a lost continent of freedom and play, swallowed up by the faceless forces of co-optation and repression".