On December 7, 1941, waves of Japanese aircraft appeared over Pearl Harbor, striking the United States Navy. The attack plunged America into war and transformed the conflict that had begun in Europe in 1939 into a global war.
Many stories have been told, detailing the Allied response, but we know very little of the reasons why Japan marched to war. And we know little of the lives of those conquered by the Empire and even less of the conditions experienced on the Japanese home front.
Inside Japan’s War adds a dimension to our understanding of World War ll in the Asia-Pacific region.
This is the story of those who led, lived, suffered, and fought Japan’s War.