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Subject: [Leica] RETROSPECT 28
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Sat, 21 Mar 2020 18:19:27 +0100
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Nathan Wajsman

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"I?m not arguing, I?m just explaining why I?m right"

> On 16 Mar 2020, at 03:17, Bill Clough via LUG <lug at> 
> wrote:
> Every Thursday for almost two years, I took the train from the Yokosuka
> Naval Base to the Stars and Stripes office in Tokyo to check the proofs for
> the Seahawk, the weekly magazine at the Yokosuka Navy Base.
>   If you weren?t in a hurry, a pleasant part of the journey was to get off
> the train at the Shimbashi station and take the trolly that ran to Roppongi
> near the Stars and Stripes office.
>   In 1966, the fare was 5 yen. At that time, the exchange rate was 360 yen
> to the dollar. That made the fare about 1.39 cents ? a decided bargain.
> --Bill
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