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Japanese Crash Landing on Niihau in 1941

In 1941, Japanese fighter pilot Shigenori Nishikaichi crash-landed on the Hawaiian island of Niihau while he was trying to fly back to his aircraft carrier after the December 7 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Here are two books about that little-known incident in Hawaiian and World War II history.

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TITLE: The Niihau Incident
AUTHOR: Allan Beekman
GENRE: History
PUBLISHER: Heritage Press
DATE PUBLISHED: June 1982
NUMBER OF PAGES: 127
Buy It at Amazon.com

East Wind Rain

TITLE: East Wind, Rain
AUTHOR: Caroline Paul
GENRE: Historical Fiction
PUBLISHER: William Morrow
DATE PUBLISHED: April 2006
NUMBER OF PAGES: 272
- Buy It at Amazon.com

Turncoats on Niihau Island
This excerpt from Michelle Malkin's book "In Defense of Internment" includes many details about the 1941 "Niihau Incident".


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