- Series: Bluejacket Books
- Paperback: 208 pages
- Publisher: Naval Institute Press; 1st edition (March 1999)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1557505446
- ISBN-13: 978-1557505446
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 8.9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 39 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #598,856 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Requiem for Battleship Yamato (Bluejacket Books) Paperback – March, 1999
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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Japanese
About the Author
Mitsuru Yoshida was a Japanese author and naval officer. He was the senior surviving officer on the battleship Yamato when it was sunk on 7 April 1945 during Operation Ten-Go during an attempt to support the defenders of Okinawa. He passed away in 1979.
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I hoped for more of an operational story with the personal reminisces vs a story of "oh poor guy was married and shouldn't be embracing death." Which seemed to be the theme over and over again.
But there was enough details from the Japanese point of view that made me glad I read the book.