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The Wind-up Bird Chronicle - Study Guide Book 1 Chapter 13: Lieutenant Mamiya's Long Story: Part II (Pgs. 151-172) Summary & Analysis

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Mamiya is awakened by the click of a rifle's safety release. Two Mongolian soldiers are standing over him, with rifles pointed at him. Only Yamamoto and the lieutenant are present. The Mongols hold them prisoner until the next day when two planes arrive, carrying two high-ranking officers: one Mongolian and the other Russian. Mamiya watches as the Mongol begins to skin Yamamoto with a knife. After awhile, nothing is left of Yamamoto but his bloody skinless corpse. The soldiers force Mamiya to climb naked into an empty, dry well. On his third morning in the well, the lieutenant is saved by Corporal Honda. It seems that Honda had known the Mongols were coming and slipped out of camp after removing the important letter from Yamamoto's bag. Mr. Honda leaves...

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