[ Exclusive] Kakehashi Kumiko: Biographer of Iwo Jima Commander Kuribayashi Tadamichi


— by Sainowaki Keiko: Kakehashi Kumiko burst onto the Japanese book scene in 2006 with her award-winning debut work Chiru zo kanashiki (translated as So Sad to Fall in Battle), profiling General Kuribayashi Tadamichi, commander of the Japanese forces on Iwo Jima (Iōtō)…

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