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Soldiers of the Sun

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Written by Meirion HarriesAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Meirion Harries

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 604 pages
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  • Publisher: Random House
  • On Sale: July 5, 1994
  • Price: $27.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-75303-2 (0-679-75303-6)
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Soldiers of the Sun traces the origins of the Imperial Japanese Army back to its samurai roots in the nineteenth century to tell the story of the rise and fall of this extraordinary military force. Meirion and Susie Harries have written the first full Western account of the Imperial Japanese Army. Drawing on Japanese, English, French and American sources, the authors penetrate the lingering wartime enmity and propaganda to lay bare the true character of the Imperial Army.



"This book ought to be read as a necessary prelude to the ill-informed and uncultured debate that rages in the United States. The lessons of history, and of what happens when a thwarted nation finds itself encircled, are there to be learned."--Newsday