This work is a detailed account of August 14, 1945 - the day before Japan surrendered - based on testimony of the 79 men involved in the decision to surrender.
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The Pacific War Research Society, a Japanese group made up of fourteen members, devoted eight years work to the research for this book. The group also compiled The Day Man Lost: Hiroshima, 6 August 1945.Review:
"A fascinating story, fraught with heroes and heroism." -- Village Voice
"A splendid example of popular history: informative, instructive, exciting, and convincingly factual." -- Pacific Affairs
"Fast-paced ... and written with infinite care and skill." -- Camden Courier-Post
"Few contemporary books give one such an insight into the traditions and values of prewar Japan, particularly regarding the ... Emperor." -- John M. Allison, Saturday Review
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Book Description Kodansha America, 1980. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110870114220
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