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'The Night of the New Moon': Life in a Japanese POW camp

Oct 1, 2016

'The Night of the New Moon': Life in a Japanese POW camp

No incident in Japan’s history is more controversial than the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Fearing that a modern generation saw only the “microcosm” of these tragic events, Laurens van der Post wanted to illustrate the “macrocosm” of the wider Pacific War in “The ...