Japan's Kamikaze Force in World War II
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Published:November 12, 2013
By Capt. Roger Pineau (Author)

A classic and poignant treatment of Japan's struggle between recognition of the kamikaze's futility and the country's pride in having made the attempt to stem the tide of the American advance in 1944-1945, this account, given by two former Kamikaze pilots, testifies to Japanese perspective of the last days of World War II. This book stands out among English-language translations of Japanese accounts of the Pacific war, and was translated by a former American officer who fought against the Japanese in the Pacific.

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Product Details
  • Subject: World War II
  • Paperback : 264 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (November 12, 2013)
  • ISBN-10: 155750394X
  • ISBN-13: 9781557503947
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 14.08 oz

Capt. Roger Pineau, a naval historian and author, was director of the Naval Memorial Museum in Washington, an editor at the Smithsonian Institution's Museum of History and Technology, and managing editor of the Smithsonian Institution Press in the mid-1960's and early 1970's.

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