This fascinating, true account draws the reader back in time to wartorn Japan in 1944, to experience a banzai or sending-off ceremony. Yoshiharu Tsunoi says goodbye to his family and embarks for the Philippine Islands as a draftee of the Imperial Japanese Army. He takes a silk flag bearing the autographs of family and well-wishers with him. Six months later, in a jungle of Bataan, Yoshiharu is numbered among the dead. Fifty years of silence passes, then the flag mysteriously reappears in a hospital in northern California. ...

The Flag of Yoshiharu 1997, Clearwood Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780964999718

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