Australian post W.W.II. letter, with Black "Negro", Japanese content. K. McCarthy.

Australian post W.W.II. letter, with Black "Negro", Japanese content.

1951. Typed air mail letter from an Australian resident, K. McCarthy, to a his American friend, Vincent G. Demm, with much commentary on the state of the world after the war, questioning America's failure to an early commitment to the war, the Allied attacks on European civilians, the Australian hatred of the Japanese, and within a number of lines on American racism against the Black.

On US racism: "We as a nation like the Yanks although we DON"T like the manner the negro is treated. It is pagan and nazi master race in type." (What year was this written?). The author also refers to the Australian prejudice of the Japanese by writing, "Out here there is a savage hatred of the Japanese".

7 x 11". Folding Airmail form letter, typed and franked 24 Oct 1951, Sydney NSW. Very good condition. Item #24962

Price: $125.00

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