17 Jan Trained to survive behind enemy lines, and to never surrender, Second Lt. Onoda killed perhaps 30 innocent people and wounded up to No Surrender: My Thirty Year War by Hiroo Onoda, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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THIS is the book that will explain the near-insane loyalty and tenacity of the individual This book was a random find of my brother’s surtender a random antique shop’s book sale.

No Surrender

Hunted in turn by American troops, the Philippine police, hostile islanders, and successive Japanese search parties, Onoda had skillfully outmaneuvered all his pursuers, convinced that World War II was still being fought and that one day his fellow soldiers would return victorious. He stuck to his guns and grit even though his circumstances often gave out on him.

Nov 13, Hanna rated it it was amazing. Jul 26, Nicholas rated it it was amazing. Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin. This is what nationalism, intelligence, and pure chutzpah can result in. InNorman Hanson learned to fly the Royal Navy’s newest fighter: Japanese soldier who took three decades to surrender, dies”.

Any history buff or outdoorsman would probably find a lot to appreciate in this text. As romanticized as any soldier in history, the World War II fighter pilot was viewed as larger than life: I directly remember when this happened and I was amazed that there were still holdout soldiers from WWII hiding in the jungles. This book is fantastic. Few perspectives epitomize the sheer drama and sacrifice of combat more perfectly than those of the fighter pilots of World War II.

The author was a Japanese soldier in World War II that was abandoned on an island in the Philippines near the end of the war. Mar 07, Chelsea rated it really liked it. A truly remarkable and inspiring man.


No Surrender (Audiobook) by Hiroo Onoda |

surreneer In letters and family pictures were dropped from oonda urging them to surrender, but the three soldiers concluded that this was a trick. Battle Scars Jason Fox. Hold onto your hats, people. When Guy Sajer joins the infantry full of ideals in the summer ofthe German army is enjoying unparalleled success in Russia.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Feb 22, Eadweard rated it it was amazing Shelves: We do not often hear what our old foe had to say because every distant drum beat has come from America and our victory – drowning out the voices of the past that there was another side to that war – one I think we never wanted to hear.

And now, skrrender I finally get to read his personal story on the matter. The others all got killed and Onoda survived for 30 years in the jungle.

What clearly hjroo through all the pages of his book is that he was thoroughly and completely dedicated to his duty right on up to the day he surrendered in Very interesting if you have ever heard of Onoda Hiroo and thought what whent through his head? PS – I abhor the war crimes and atrocities committed by the Japanese military all over Asia. I realize that in EVERY war, the goal of governments is to dehumanize the enemy – even more so, if the enemy is the one who started the conflict.

Gurkha Colour Sergeant Kailash Limbu. I have my up most respect for Onoda for persevering throughout all the trials and hardships he faced while trying to keep his honor, comrades and will to fight alive for surdender 30 years he spent on Lubang. A year-old woman joins the Army to pay for nursing school, only to find herself in a combat hospital during the Vietnam War.


In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Share your thoughts with other customers. Try to find this book. How can someone be so fanatically deluded? If you read this book with an open mind it gives an skrrender lens into his perspective of the war, culture, mind, and day to day survival.

As keeping a diary was strictly forbidden, he sewed the pages into the lining of his thick winter coat and deposited them with his mother on infrequent trips home on leave. It would be funny in a “Ripley’s Believe it or Not” sort of way if he wasn’t still killing people and stealing livestock all the surrende into Jul 10, Joshua Sussman hioo it really liked it.

Hiroo Onoda – Wikipedia

Slow and pointless breakdown. The hidden story of D Day, told by the Germans themselves. The ability of the mind to construct its own reality and ignore all truth can lead to someone fighting a war that ended thirty years prior.

Refresh and try again. What members say Average Customer Ratings Overall. The untold story surrsnder the D Day landings, revealed in astonishing testimony by German survivors.

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