Japan's Longest Day

Japan's Longest Day

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Based upon interviews with 79 participants involved in Japan's decision to surrender, this is an historical account of the momentous events of the 15th August 1945, when Japan had to decide between annihilation and capitulation. Footnotes and a full list of participants are included. Many books have been written about Japan's surrender in World War II, but the definitive story can only be told by the Japanese themselves. This brilliant reconstruction of the bitter hours preceding the surrender announcement of Emperor Hirohito is based on material compiled by the Pacific War
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Based upon interviews with 79 participants involved in Japan's decision to surrender, this is an historical account of the momentous events of the 15th August 1945, when Japan had to decide between annihilation and capitulation. Footnotes and a full list of participants are included. Many books have been written about Japan's surrender in World War II, but the definitive story can only be told by the Japanese themselves. This brilliant reconstruction of the bitter hours preceding the surrender announcement of Emperor Hirohito is based on material compiled by the Pacific War