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Citadel in Spring: A Novel of Youth Spent at War

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Published in Japanese in 1949, Citadel in Spring is, at its heart, an autobiographical novel of the author's life from university through induction into the Imperial Japan Navy , assignment to intelligence service in China, and Japan's final defeat. In addition to details of actual code-breaking activities, it also paints grimly honest pictures of some of the fiercest nava ...more
Kindle Edition, 254 pages
Published March 25th 2013 by Kurodahan Press
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Chris Bull
Sep 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
How the other half fought
Koji, the author, as a Japanese is drawn into the War. He tries to keep his head down, but ordinary life and death have their way with him. This is a typical tale of the time and he is not gung-ho. Far from it.
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