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CHRONICLES OF OJII-CHAN, is written about an American from the perspective of an Japanese enemy who learned that an enemy is not someone one hates personally, but someone who had been pictured as the treacherous, unforgiving enemy.

By Jon Shirota

Ernie Pyle, America’s greatest war correspondent, covered the battle fronts in Africa, Italy, France and Germany. Then, during his last assignment, he was killed on tiny Ie Jima off the coast of Okinawa. There have been speculations as to who shot Ernie Pyle. Grandpa Ojii-chan who was in the battle of Ie Jima fighting for Japan alarmingly discovers that he be the one who had killed the reporter.