In This Review

The Lost War
The Lost War
By Masuo Kato
Knopf, 1946, 264 pp

The author, for many years a journalist, represented Domei, the official Japanese news agency, in Washington at the time of Pearl Harbor. After a period of internment, he returned to Japan where he continued to work for Domei. The story he unfolds here is chiefly important for its picture of life in Japan during the war and because it reveals the author as unaware of any sense of national responsibility for the calamities brought about by Japanese expansionist policy.