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Warriors of the Rising Sun : A History of the Japanese Military
by Robert B. Edgerton


Overview - Throughout the Pacific theater of World War II, Allied prisoners were often starved, tortured, beheaded, even cannibalized by Japanese soldiers. Yet, during the Boxer Rebellion in China and the savage Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5, the Western press lauded the Japanese for their kindness to the enemy wounded and imprisoned.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Throughout the Pacific theater of World War II, Allied prisoners were often starved, tortured, beheaded, even cannibalized by Japanese soldiers. Yet, during the Boxer Rebellion in China and the savage Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5, the Western press lauded the Japanese for their kindness to the enemy wounded and imprisoned. "Warriors of the Rising Sun" chronicles the Japanese military's transformation from honorable "knights of Bushido" into men of historic cruelty. Photos.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780813336008
  • ISBN-10: 0813336007
  • Publisher: Basic Books
  • Publish Date: December 1998
  • Page Count: 384
  • Dimensions: 9.04 x 6.02 x 1.09 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.31 pounds


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