This Pulitzer Prize–winning history of World War II chronicles the
dramatic rise and fall of the Japanese empire, from the invasion of
Manchuria and China to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and
Nagasaki. Told from the Japanese perspective, The Rising Sun
is, in the author’s words, “a factual saga of people caught up in
the flood of the most overwhelming war of mankind, told as it
happened—muddled, ennobling, disgraceful, frustrating, full of... more...