World Battlefronts, THE ENEMY: The Way Out

It is written in the Senjikun, Japan's code of battle ethics, that "I will never suffer the disgrace of being taken alive. ... I will offer up the courage of my soul and calmly rejoice in living by the eternal principles."

On Okinawa the unworthy soldier who had cooked for Lieut. General Mitsuru Ushijima, Japanese commander, told the story: on the night of June 21 he was ordered to prepare a No. 1 dinner for an important occasion. This he served at 10 o'clock to Ushijima and his chief of staff, Lieut. General Isamu Cho. Five hours later the cook...

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