John Dower/ "War Without Mercy"
A 5 page summation and analysis of the major points in John Dower's War Without Mercy. In this book, Dower examines the conflict in the Pacific during World War II from the perspective of how it represented long-standing attitudes and racial prejudices. Dower shows how both sides—Axis and Allied—saw the conflict as a "holy war for national survival and glory" (3). No additional sources cited.