New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2000. Third Printing. 800, maps, index, DJ somewhat worn and soiled. The author sheds light on the causes of the China War in 1937, and the start of the Asia-Pacific War in 1941. He details the decisive role Hirohito played in the wartime operations, and shows how Hirohito prolonged the war effort and then used the atomic bombings. Condition: very good, good.
Keywords: Douglas MacArthur, Emperors, Hideki Tojo, Hirohito, WWII, Koichi Kido, Japan, Militarism, War Crimes