31 Mar '18, 4am

Unfortunately, Hillenbrand was caught red handed falsifying part of the story:

Bestselling author Laura Hillenbrand twice accused Japanese of murdering 5,000 Koreans on Tinian Island in 1944. I contacted her publisher who declines to comment, or to provide an interview with Hillenbrand. I interviewed Ms. Hillenbrand about ten years ago on a separate matter. The outcome of my interview was positive to Ms. Hillenbrand.

Full article: https://www.michaelyon-online.com/truth-wanted-10-000-rew...