Beneath the Battle of Okinawa

General Jun 13, 2010

Beneath the Battle of Okinawa

by Jon Mitchell

In 1966, Dave Davenport was a mystery to his fellow U.S. Air Force clerks on Okinawa. Whereas they would dress up in their finest threads and make for the clubs of Koza in their free time, Davenport would don the oldest clothes he owned ...

Hiroo Onoda

People | WORDS TO LIVE BY Jan 16, 2007

Hiroo Onoda

by Judit Kawaguchi

Hiroo Onoda, 84, is a former member of an Imperial Japanese Army intelligence unit, an elite commando during World War II who was sent to Lubang Island in the Philippines in 1944 to conduct guerrilla warfare and gather military intelligence. Trained in clandestine operations, ...

National Mar 26, 1999

New war hall said to sidestep nation's guilt

by Reiji Yoshida

An exhibition hall in Tokyo's Chiyoda Ward dedicated to victims of the wars fought by Japan in the 1930s and 1940s will not challenge visitors to think too deeply about how Japan waged those wars and its responsibility for them. This is not an oversight. ...