JAPAN: Rendezvous with the Admiral

Japan was in the grip of a private black terror. The terrorists: diehard fanatics who would not acknowledge defeat. The victims: those "responsible for the ignoble surrender." The punishment: death for those who were caught, arson for those who had fled.

Prime quarry of the undercover assassins was the 77-year-old Premier who led Japan into surrender, Admiral Kantaro Suzuki. For more than a month the Admiral had been a fugitive, his next hiding place unknown even to his family. Last week a group of U.S. and British correspondents had a rendezvous with Suzuki.

The Hunted. The correspondents were led to his...

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