The Journal of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs reviews Japan’s WWII Legacy

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Hiroko Sherwin’s book is a ‘well-written, if ultimately disturbing book. The first half recounts the military experiences of nine Japanese in various theatres of the wars. Some are as harrowing as any similar accounts by Western veterans: young men – and it is all you g men – who were forced to fight in appalling conditions or, in the case of Kamikaze pilorts or human torpedo crews, went to certain death or would have done so if the war had not ended in August 1945.’

The Journal of the Royal Society for Asian Affairs gives a fantastic review of Japan’s WWII Legacy: Interviews with Japanese Veterans. Get your copy of the book here today.