“McManus provides an infantryman’s view of warfare at its dirtiest and bleakest.”
"A solid introduction to a complicated history and a good model for innovative uses of graphics to make history come alive."
“A nuanced, absorbing, and perhaps definitive story of the last weeks of World War II.”
Japan was unwilling to surrender.
“A magnificent job of bringing this little-known history into the full glorious light where it belongs.”
“Jonathan Clements’ new book Japan at War in the Pacific is a lucid history of the rise and fall of militarism in Japan . . .”
“At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning, on August 6, 1945, at the moment when the atomic bomb flashed above Hiroshima, Miss Toshiko Sasaki, a clerk in the personnel department of the
“essential primer for anyone seeking to understand the complicated brew of history, politics, and prejudices that make this area of the globe one of the most likely flashpoints of the 21st