A young ensign on the bridge of the fabled battleship Yamato during her final battle, recounts his experience.
About the Author
Mitsuru Yoshida was a Japanese author and naval officer. He was the senior surviving officer on the battleship Yamato when it was sunk on 7 April 1945 during Operation Ten-Go during an attempt to support the defenders of Okinawa. He passed away in 1979.