Bridge to the Sun
The Secret Role of the Japanese Americans Who Fought in the Pacific in World War II
“Exceptional...Bruce Henderson enriches his sweeping overview of the Pacific campaign with intimate profiles . . . A stirring tribute to the courage and sacrifice of young men who exemplified ‘the true definition of patriotism.’”
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“A fascinating piece of history with threads of courage and poignancy, brought to life by an accomplished storyteller.”
“Clearly written tale of patriotism and resilience...stories of Japanese Americans who waged a war against racial prejudice at home and fascism abroad.”
Bruce Henderson is the author of more than thirty nonfiction books, including a #1 New York Times bestseller that was made into a network miniseries. His books have been published in more than a dozen countries. His latest book is Bridge to the Sun: The Secret Role of the Japanese Americans Who Fought in the Pacific in World War II.
About Bridge to the Sun
One of the last, great untold stories of World War II, Bridge to the Sun by Bruce Henderson— #1 New York Times bestselling author and military historian—tells the saga of the Japanese American U.S. Army soldiers who fought in the Pacific theater, as their families back home in America were being rounded up and held in government internment camps. It is a gripping, true tale of courage, sacrifice and adventure. Gerald Yamada, President of the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA), wrote a personal and stirring Afterword.