Enemy in the Mirror: Love and Fury in the Pacific War

By Mark Scott Smith ’64. Rolling Wave Books, 2012. A fictional account of the events of WWII that reflects both American and Japanese viewpoints. When a Japanese submarine surfaces on a summer night in 1942 to a shell gun battery on the Oregon coast, two young men embark on separate journeys. One will savor early victory, ecstatic love and the fiery destruction of his Japanese homeland. The other will lose his innocence in the ferocity of the Pacific War.