Westerners do not understand the dishonor that comes with surrender ... It's because of my guilt over not having committed suicide that I keep coming back here ...
Name: SHIRO SHIMODA
Served: Imperial Japanese Army
Conflict: World War II 1939-45
Shiro Shimoda visits the memorial for Japanese soldiers who jumped to their deaths at Banzai Cliff, Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands, U.S.A., 1994