Zenrui Sugihara Diary
The author of the diary was a company-grade officer in the Imperial Japanese Army. He chronicles Japanese ground combat on Iwo Jima and life on the island before and during the battle. He did not survive the fighting. A photostatic copy of the diary is available as well as a copy of The Journal of Military History, January 1995, Volume 59, Number 1, in which the diary was printed and reviewed.