World Battlefronts, THE WAR: To the Bitter End

THE WAR To the Bitter End

Tokyo's offer of surrender did not mean the immediate end of fighting; that had to go on until the surrender was completed. Men killed and were killed. Those who lived had one immediate comfort: they who had stormed scores of Pacific beaches under fire felt sure that the bloodiest invasion of all would be called off; men destined to occupy Japan would walk ashore down gangways, instead of fighting in the shallows and on the sands,

U.S. Lull. When the Japanese made a move to throw in the...

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