Fight to the Death
The war to end all wars
War. The very word brings to mind scenes of once-beautiful cities reduced to flames and rubble, battlefields strewn with dead, flag-draped coffins, and white crosses marking graves of those who once lived and laughed but now are no more.
In the nine major wars the United States has fought since 1775, more than
1 million American soldiers have been killed, and a million and a half more have been wounded.
Gwen Terasaki, American wife of a
Japanese diplomat, tells of visiting Tokyo after World War II. She describes not only the silhouettes of burned trees and shells of buildings, but also …