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Awa Maru - Titanic of Japan

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On the 1st of April 1945, a Japanese hospital ship that had been given safe passage by the Allies, in the dead of night, was mistaken for a military vessel and torpedoed by the American submarine Queenfish. It sank within minutes taking almost all of the 2007 passengers to their watery graves. This is the gripping story of the Awa Maru, the little known Titanic of Japan. ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published September 20th 2008 by Creative Book Publishers International (first published September 2008)
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Marina Zala
** Books 212 - 2014 **

novel yang ditulis oleh Rei kimura ini terinspirasi oleh kejadian tenggelamnya kapal Awa maru yang mengangkut 2.007 penumpang. kapal ini mengangkut penduduk jepang yang tinggal di Singapura berangkat pada 27 Maret 1945. pada saat itu kekaisaran jepang di Asia tenggara mulai runtuh dan masyarakat jepang mulai mengalami keputusasaan hendak kembali ke jepang dengan kapal yg ada

awa maru berangkat dengan membawa penumpang laki-laki, namun kebanyakan penumpang adalah perempuan da
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Mark
Feb 18, 2011 Mark rated it it was amazing
Rei is amazing. Makes me wonder what is going on behind those intense eyes of hers. I cried reading the part when the bodies disappeared into the cold dark sea. Crying for all the tragedies of war.

I can't wait to read more of her stories.
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Awa Maru 1 4 Jul 18, 2008 03:50PM  
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Rei Kimura is a lawyer with a passion for writing about unique events and personalities. She has adopted an interesting style of creating stories around true events and the lives of real people in a number of her books, believing that is the best way of making hidden historical events and people come alive for 21st century readers.
With this objective in mind, Rei has touched on historical events l
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