By Yasuo Kuwahara, Gordon T. Allred
Initially released in 1957, this enduring classicthe first-ever English publication cowritten via a eastern suicide pilotremains a touching and insightful look at the realm of the kamikaze. This variation, now thoroughly revised, displays the precious perception and viewpoint received through the writer because the time of the book’s preliminary booklet. From the age of 15, Yasuo Kuwahara begun a lifetime of army carrier that incorporated anguish via brutal simple education, partaking in ferocious aerial wrestle opposed to the Allies, and keeping off a suicide challenge while an atomic bomb used to be dropped in Hiroshima, close to his place of birth. From being handpicked for kamikaze provider to discovering the self-discipline to die for the emperor, this background provides a firsthand account of the attention-grabbing lifetime of a kamikaze fighter pilot.
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