Blood & Bushido by Bernard Edwards PDF

By Bernard Edwards

ISBN-10: 1883283876

ISBN-13: 9781883283872

Imperial Japan's wartime atrocities left a bloody stain at the waters of the Pacific... it is a tale that may have quietly slipped underneath the waves of background had Bernard Edwards no longer written this crucial ebook. The booklet vividly recounts the barbaric activities of Japan's army within the wake of its assaults on Allied delivery, together with the ramming of lifeboats, the machine-gunning of survivors and the bayoneting and beheading of captives. As Edwards explains, the traditional eastern warrior code of Bushido -- less than which seize is forbidden -- was once in stark and deadly distinction to the humane code of behavior frequently honoured by means of seafarers. a person unlucky sufficient to fall sufferer to the Imperial army paid a bad fee. Drawing at the dramatic bills of Allied survivors, this publication serves as a reminder of the Imperial Navy's inhumane acts and a tribute to those that perished as a result of them. an army e-book membership exchange selection.

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