By Péter Nádas
First released in Hungary in 1986 after a five-year conflict with censors, Péter Nádas's A e-book of thoughts is a latest vintage, a multi-layered narrative that tells 3 parallel tales of affection and betrayal. the 1st occurs in East Berlin within the Seventies and lines an unnamed Hungarian author ensnared in a love triangle with a tender German and a recognized getting older actress. the second one, composed by means of the author, is the tale of a past due 19th century German aesthete whose stories replicate his personal. And the 3rd voice is that of a chum from the writer's youth, who brings his personal unforeseen bearing to the tale. in comparison through critics to Proust, Mann, and Joyce, this sensuous travel de strength is "unquestionably a masterpiece"
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Weapons and equipment In late-1942 the Marine Corps began an aggressive program to update its weapons, and by early-1944 had been largely outfitted with new weapons. Most outdated weapons had been replaced by new models, and weapon production had sufficiently caught up with the demands of supplying the Army, Marines, and Allies. Most weapons unique to the Marines or of Navy origin had been replaced by standard Army weapons to ease logistical pressure. A concept of "units of fire" was adopted during the Central Pacific campaign to standardize and control ammunition supply.
Few were used by rifle units other than by officers and heavy-weapon crewmen. The M8 grenade launcher for the carbine was issued in early-1944. 4S-cal. MI and MIAI SMGs began to be issued, although the heavier and more expensive MI928AI remained in use. The new Thompsons had a 30-round magazine and could use the M1928AI's 20-round magazine, but not its SO-round drum. While only 49 SMGs were authorized in a division and none in infantry regiments, some found their way into line units, especially as a substitute for carbines among infantry leaders.