Story about Yukio Mishima.   On the 25th Nov 1970 Mishima committed seppuku while standing on a balcony in a military office in Tokyo.  Mishima was a nationalist, very proud of his country.  Some would say in his later years he became an extremist, either way he gave the ultimate sacrifice.

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