Memorial service honors 70th anniversary of Yamato sinking

National Apr 7, 2015

Memorial service honors 70th anniversary of Yamato sinking

A memorial service was held Tuesday in Kure, Hiroshima Prefecture, for about 3,000 crew members who died when the Imperial Japanese Navy battleship Yamato was sunk by U.S. forces on April 7, 1945, during World War II. About 300 people, including relatives of the war ...

Yamato

Books / Reviews Apr 19, 2014

Yamato

In postwar Japan, a U.S. Army intelligence officer is found dead in his Tokyo apartment with a bullet in his skull. Military policemen declare it to be a suicide but CIA agent Ralph Carnaby and his Japanese-American sidekick, Dan Morita, uncover evidence that suggests ...

Business / Corporate Nov 29, 2013

Parcels not kept cool at Yamato hubs

About 40 percent of Yamato's 3,924 courier service bases failed to follow the company's procedure for managing the temperature of packages that need to be kept refrigerated or frozen, many of them during the busy summer season. The company released the outcome of an in-house ...