Japanese General Tadamichi Kuribayashi
Tadamichi Kuribayashi was a General in the Imperial Japanese Army and he was overall commander of the Japanese garrison during the Battle of Iwo Jima.
He refused to permit banzai charges,…
Japanese Private First Class Saigo
Private Saigo is a fictitious character created for a movie about the Battle of Iwo Jima, but he was definitely a believable character.
Quotes from the movie:
[Saigo’s in a letter to his wife]…