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As good as dead : the daring escape of American POWs from a Japanese Death Camp / Stephen L. Moore.

Moore, Stephen L., (author.).

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Summary:

Personal narratives of the eleven survivors of the Palawan massacre.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 940.547252 .M824a 2016 (Text) 37814003348274 NON-FICTION - NEW Book None 06/10/2021 on display -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780399583551
  • ISBN: 0399583556
  • Physical Description: vi, 358 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Caliber, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-347) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Part one: Bataan -- The death march -- Prisoners of the Rock -- Passage to Palawan -- Part two: Palawan -- Camp 10-A -- Palawan's "fighting one thousand" -- "We got the third and fourth degree" -- Escape and evasion -- Changing of the guard -- Code name "Red Hankie" -- Sub survivors and coastwatchers -- The Weasel and the Buzzard -- "Annihilate them all" -- The gauntlet -- Part three: Escape -- Hunted -- Fights and flight -- Swimmers and survivors -- Mac's odyssey -- Eleven against the elements -- Exodus from Brooke's Point -- The long road home -- Trials and tributes.
Summary, etc.:
Personal narratives of the eleven survivors of the Palawan massacre.
Subject: Prisoner-of-war escapes > Philippines > Palawan Island > History > 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 > Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 > Atrocities > Philippines > Palawan Island.
Palawan Massacre, Philippines, 1944 > Personal narratives.
Prisoners of war > Japan > Biography.
Prisoners of war > United States > Biography.
War crimes > Philippines > Palawan Island.
Palawan Island (Philippines) > History, Military > 20th century.
Genre: Personal narratives.
Biographies.
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