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Magnificently researched, yet readable. - Goodreads
The person doing the writing has the power. - Goodreads
... dower's research was mind-blowing... - Goodreads
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A fascinating look at the Japanese response to WW II. Read full review
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Review: Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War IIUser Review - Jessie - Goodreads
I thought I've read hundreds of accounts on this historical episode but no one quite comes close to what Dower has achieved. Stories he tells so beautifully about how the Japanese coped with defeat ... Read full review
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