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The Rising Sun~The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire
The Rising SunThe Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire Author:John Toland Here for the first time is the incredible human drama of World War II from the Japanese point of view! — The Fatal Misunderstanding--U.S.-Japanese negotiations in 1941 hinged on the crucial aspect of China. The Japanese believed that U.S. insistence on total troup pullout included Manchuria, when in fact it did not. Had that point been clear, w... more »ar could have been prevented.
The Battle of Midway--The turning point of the war.
The truth about Japanese barbarism--From foot soldier to general, they speak of the unspeakable: cowardice, murder, desertion, cannibalism.
The secret Japanese retreat from Guadalcanal that saved the lives of 13,000 soldiers
The Bataan Death March-- The grisly story of the Japanese conspiracy to murder American prisoners of war.
The final battle inside the council chambers of the Imperial Palace, as the peace party and the military clash over the question of surrender--and the military's abortive palace coup to overthrow the Emperor and fight on!
Hiroshima--Aug.6, 1945--The most vivid account yet of the terrible damage and horrible suffering caused by our 20 kiloton atomic bomb.« less