Rising Sun (Military Classics)

Rising Sun (Military Classics)

By: John Toland (author)Paperback

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This magnificent Pulitzer Prize-winning history, told primarily from the Japanese viewpoint, traces the dramatic fortunes of the Empire of the Sun from the invasion of Manchuria to the dropping of the atomic bombs, demolishing many myths surrounding this catastrophic conflict. Why did the dawn attack on Pearl Harbor occur? Was was inevitable? Was the Emperor a puppet or a warmonger? And, finally, what inspired the barbaric actions of those who fought, and who speak here of the unspeakable - murder, cannibalism and desertion? 'Unbelievably rich Readable and exciting' Newsweek'The most readable, yet informative account of the Pacific War' Chicago Sunday Times

About Author

John Toland is a world-famous historian whose books include: Battle: The Story of the Bulge, Adolf Hitler, Infamy: Pearl Harbor and its Aftermath and No Man's Land: The Last Year of the Great War.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781844153046
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 956
  • ID: 9781844153046
  • ISBN10: 1844153045

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