The Rising Sun by John Toland

"The Rising Sun" provides an in-depth historical account of Japan during World War II from the perspective of the Japanese. The book explores the political and military events leading up to the war, the conduct of the war itself, and the aftermath, including the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The narrative is based on interviews, diaries, memoirs, and letters of the people who lived through these events, offering a unique and comprehensive look at Japan's role in the war.

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