Katsuma Dan – The Last One to Go

World War II? Midget submarine base? Marine Biological Station? What’s this all about? I saw this picture hanging up in Hopkins Marine Station, and I wanted to find out if there was any more to the story. Apparently Time Magazine wrote a piece called “Appeal to the Goths” (unfortunately, you can’t read the article unless you subscribe to the magazine) on December 10, 1945. Read more about the history of the note and about the Japanese embryologist/biologist who wrote it:


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  1. Dan decided to pursue a life in education rather than greedy zaibatsu stupidity – but then again, maybe having your father assassinated in front of his bank by an ultra-nationalist with an original Browning semi-auto will do that to you.

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