World Battlefronts, THE ENEMY: Perhaps He Is Human

The six miles from Massacre Bay to Chichagof Harbor, on bleak and barren Attu, are a five-hour walk. Covering this distance in the wake of the Japs' last stand at the end of May, TIME, Correspondent Robert Sherrod gained a gruesome insight into the nature of the enemy in the Pacific. In a two-mile stretch there were 800 Japanese dead. Many of them had killed themselves. Reported Correspondent Sherrod:

The results of the Jap fanaticism stagger the imagination. The very violence of the scene is incomprehensible to the Western mind. Here groups of men had met their...

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