Napalm dropped by a US fighter aircraft erupts on Peleliu's Umurbrogol Mountain, where Japanese soldiers were entrenched. Photo: US Marine Corps History Division

Last Japanese soldier to survive World War II Battle of Peleliu’s final words of warning

  • Keiji Nagai, who died last month, endured one of the bitterest battles between US Marines and the Imperial Japanese Army of the entire war
  • In life, he mostly avoided talking about his experiences – but when he did, his interviewer found something that changed him: an appeal for peace
Topic |   Japan
Napalm dropped by a US fighter aircraft erupts on Peleliu's Umurbrogol Mountain, where Japanese soldiers were entrenched. Photo: US Marine Corps History Division
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