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Author Kakehashi, Kumiko, 1961-

Uniform Title Chiruzo kanashiki. English
Title So sad to fall in battle : an account of war : based on General Tadamichi Kuribayashi's letters from Iwo Jima / Kumiko Kakehashi.

Imprint New York : Ballantine Books, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  940.54 KAKEHASHI    ---  Available
Edition Presidio Press Trade Paperback ed.
Description xxv, 211 p. : ill., map ; 21 cm.
Note Translation of: Chiruzo kanashiki.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-211).
Indexed In: Pub Weekly, December 2007
Summary Examines the character of Japanese commander Tadamichi Kuribayashi, whose forces attempted to defend the island of Iwo Jima in February and March of 1945, through both interviews with Japanese survivors of the battle as well as through the personal letters that Kuribayashi wrote home.
Audience Adult Follett Library Resources
Subject Kuribayashi, Tadamichi, 1890 or 1-1945.
Kuribayashi, Tadamichi, 1890 or 1-1945 -- Correspondence.
Japan. Rikugun -- Officers -- Biography.
Iwo Jima, Battle of, Japan, 1945.
ISBN 0891419179

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