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Tales by Japanese soldiers

Kazuo Tamayama

Tales by Japanese soldiers

by Kazuo Tamayama

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Published by Cassell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Japanese.,
  • Burma -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.

  • Edition Notes

    Translated from the Japanese.

    StatementKazuo Tamayama and John Nunneley.
    GenrePersonal narratives, Japanese.
    ContributionsNunneley, John.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18305091M
    ISBN 100304355283

      For Japanese soldiers, being captured or surrendering was the greatest dishonor. Suicide, not surrender, was the honorable option. In The Anguish of Surrender, author Ulrich Straus describes the prevailing cultural conventions, "It [being taken prisoner] could affect a sister's chance of finding a husband and have an impact on parents, children, and siblings in a myriad of ways, including. Kazuo Tamayama is the author of Tales By Japanese Soldiers ( avg rating, 78 ratings, 16 reviews, published ) and Railwaymen in the War ( avg r /5(16).

    This book was originally published in under the title "Tales of Soldiers and Civilians". Bierce himself fought for the Union Army at the Battle of Shiloh, and his stories clearly reflect the horrors he observed in the field.4/5(63). No book has ever really tried to paint the Japanese during the war as ordinary soldiers and human beings with the same fear and vulnerabilities as everyone else The book is very informative of Japanese tactics, movements and use of aircraft and mountain guns as support during combat and of the high regard the Japanese had of bayonet charges (a.

      Maria Rosa Luna Henson was born in the Philippines in —the result of her mother’s systematic rape at the hands of her landlord—and endured an impoverished ing the Japanese invasion in , she joined the Hukbalahap (aka Huk) resistance movement after suffering multiple rapes at the hands of a Japanese officer.A year later, she was taken into custody at a Japanese.   Home Sunderland soldier's story of brutal time as prisoner of war in Japan recorded in author's moving tribute An author has released a book filled with stories from Far East prisoners of war.


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The book consists of 62, chronologically ordered remembrances by former Japanese soldiers and nurses who have fought in the Burma war. It has an informative introduction, some notes at the end providing additional data an context, and a few more-or-less useful maps/5.

Filled with pathos and humanity, these 62 tales reveal what life was like for ordinary Japanese soldiers on the bloody Burma front. Here we find a Japanese soldier stunned at being denied an expected discharge on December 8, /5(52).

The Japanese troops were made out to be monsters and that point of view is still held by many people today, largely because of the terrible way the Japanese treated Prisoners of War.

No book has ever really tried to paint the Japanese during the war as ordinary soldiers and human beings with the same fear and vulnerabilities as everyone else/5(55).

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An absolutely unique book, this is the Second World War in Burma as seen through the eyes of ordinary Japanese soldiers OverJapanese soldiers fought in Burma between and ;of them died. This book, uniquely, tells how the common soldier of the Imperial Japanese Army lived, fought and died in that terrible conflict/5(79).

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This book, uniquely, tells how the common soldier of the Imperial Japanese Army lived, fought and died in that terrible conflict.

Here are straightforward accounts, sometimes moving, often shocking, of what it was like to fight a war in a strange country, far from home, short of food and weapons. The Japanese railway soldiers, who built the notorious Burma-Thailand railway inearned an unenviable reputation for brutality, but they have not hitherto told their own story.

This is the first book to bring to light the testimonies of the soldiers of the Emperor, who worked w British, Australian and Dutch prisoners of war. An absolutely unique book, this is the Second World War in Burma as seen through the eyes of ordinary Japanese soldiersOverJapanese soldiers fought in Burma between and ;of them died.

This book, uniquely, tells how the common soldier of the Imperial Japanese Army lived, fought and died in that terrible conflict. Tales By Japanese Soldiers (Cassell Military Paperbacks) Kazuo Tamayama.

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$ No Surrender!: Seven Japanese WWII Soldiers Who Refused to Surrender After the WarReviews: Tales By Japanese Soldiers Kazuo Tamayama An absolutely unique book, this is the Second World War in Burma as seen through the eyes of ordinary Japanese soldiers OverJapanese soldiers fought in Burma between and ;of them died.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Tales by Japanese Soldiers (Cassell Military Trade Books) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5. Sixty-two 'tales', translated from the Japanese, trace the Burma campaign in chronological sequence and together offer a new perspective on a terrible war.

Japanese soldiers, navy men, fighter pilots, and others were from a different culture, but they were not the devils of. Tales by Japanese Soldiers by Kazuo Tamayama The thoughts, feelings and experiences of Allied and German soldiers during the Second World War are well documented.

Numerous films, books and documentaries have been produced. An absolutely unique book, this is the Second World War in Burma as seen through the eyes of ordinary Japanese soldiers OverJapanese soldiers fought in Burma between and ;of them died. This book, uniquely, tells how the common soldier of the Imperial Japanese Army lived, fought and died in that terrible conflict.

Here are straightforward accounts, sometimes moving. Tales By Japanese Soldiers. There was a time when I would have had zero interest in reading a book on the Japanese side of the war, but having now read a number of them, I have found that my understanding of the Pacific War has been greatly enhanced.

Certainly any book on the Japanese experience is overwhelmingly tinged with tragedy but also. [All 16 Japanese bombers attacking Rendova on July 4,were destroyed, 12 by U.S. Marine antiaircraft fire.] July 5: Last night’s report was that an enemy force had landed at North Munda, just east of Aidawa [the Japanese name for the Barike River, nearly four miles east of Munda Field].

Yes, such cases did occur, frequently to some extent, but they were simply not reported or forgotten by time. Here are a few accounts detailing said examples. Though not all are officers, I think they will show you that such a mentality did exist.

Filled with pathos and humanity, these 62 tales reveal what life was like for ordinary Japanese soldiers on the bloody Burma front.

Here we find a Japanese soldier stunned at being denied an expected discharge on December 8, Author: Kazuo Tamayama. The book consists of 62 stories told by veterans and are in a chronological sequence illustrating well the events of the Burma Campaign. The short stories or accounts make it easy to dip in and out off.

OfJapanese soldiers that fought in Burma between and onlyreturned home.What a wonderful book! Tales of Japan is an illustrated collection of ancient Japanese folktales.

Some of the stories are a bit silly, but some are truly fascinating. The storytelling represent the Japanese logic and imagination, which is quite different from us westerners (think of /5(43).

Here's an English language story by a fairly senior military Japanese survivor of the Battle of Okinawa. Colonel Hiromichi Yahara’s service included stints as an exchange officer in the USA and as an intelligence operative, and he served on Genera.