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  • ISBN: 9780062325068 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 006232506X (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2015]

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Map on front lining paper.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages ... Read More
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The fall of Manila -- Prisoners of the Japanese -- ... Read More
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The true story of one of the greatest military ... Read More
Subject: Los Baños Internment Camp.
World War, 1939-1945 > Campaigns > Philippines.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 > Philippines > Amphibious operations, American.
World War, 1939-1945 > Philippines > Aerial operations, American.
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1001 . ‡aHenderson, Bruce B., ‡d1946- ‡eauthor.
24510. ‡aRescue at Los Baños : ‡bthe most daring prison camp raid of World War II / ‡cBruce Henderson.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York, NY : ‡bWilliam Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, ‡c[2015]
300 . ‡a366 pages : ‡billustrations ; ‡c24 cm
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500 . ‡aMap on front lining paper.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 351-356) and index.
520 . ‡aThe true story of one of the greatest military rescues of all time. In February 1945, as the U.S. victory in the Pacific drew nearer, the Japanese army grew desperate, and its soldiers guarding U.S. and Allied POWs more sadistic. Starved, shot and beaten, many of the 2,146 prisoners of the Los Baños prison camp in the Philippines--most of them American men, women and children--would not survive much longer. Deeply concerned about the half-starved and ill-treated prisoners, General Douglas MacArthur assigned to the 11th Airborne Division a dangerous rescue mission deep behind enemy lines. General Colin Powell has called the raid "a textbook operation for all ages and all armies." Combining personal interviews, diaries, correspondence, memoirs, and archival research, this book tells the story of a remarkable group of prisoners--whose courage and fortitude helped them overcome hardship, deprivation, and cruelty--and of the young American soldiers and Filipino guerrillas who risked their lives to save them.--From publisher description.
5050 . ‡aThe fall of Manila -- Prisoners of the Japanese -- Los Baños Internment Camp -- Sky soldiers -- "You'll be eating dirt" -- Return to the Philippines -- Freedom week -- Under the cover of darkness -- The killings -- "Do it right, Joe" -- The escapes -- The Los Baños force -- "Rescue must come soon!" -- "The world will be watching" -- The raid -- Rescue -- "God was with us" -- The fate of Sadaaki Konishi.
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650 0. ‡aWorld War, 1939-1945 ‡zPhilippines ‡xAerial operations, American.
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