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Out of 5 stars I Saw Tokyo Burning Reviewed in the United States on Janu This was a very interesting book, maybe the only one written by a caucasian who spent the entire war in Japan mostly in by: 4. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for I Saw Tokyo Burning: An Eyewitness Narrative from Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5(8).
Guillain, longtime Tokyo correspondent for Havas, the French news agency, witnessed the Japanese people's response to news of the attack on Pearl Harbor (consternation in the morning, ""intense satisfaction"" by afternoon) and to the Emperor's speech conceding defeat (dismay one day, ""smiles"" the next); but in between there's little ""eyewitness narrative"" here.
Published. As recounted in his book I Saw Tokyo Burning: An Eyewitness Narrative from Pearl Harbor to Hiroshima, he was reporting from Tokyo during the Pacific War and saw firsthand the effects of the Gyokuon-hōsō, in which the Japanese emperor Hirohito announced the surrender of Japan.
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