5th February 1945

Kobe was raided yesterday by 100 B-29's. She eight-day theory seems to be working. Manila's fail was announced last night by San Francisco but the Japanese press still has the Americans at San Fernando, 70 kilometers away. At the diet a curious little exchange took place. The story goes that someone was indulging in the..

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27th of January 1945

At noon the sirens blew the air-raid alarm, the short blasts sounding like quick choking gasps while we hurried breathlessly down to the basement. It was dark there as we listened to the radio bulletins. Silence and the soft purring and crackle of the loudspeaker. Then a long buzz, a short buzz, and the high-pitched..

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