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Rescue at Los Baños : the most daring prison camp raid of World War II / Bruce Henderson.

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

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General Note:
Map on front lining paper.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-356) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The 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.
Summary, etc.:
Draws on personal interviews, diaries, correspondence, memoirs, and archival research to document the bold 1945 World War II prison camp raid at Los Baños in the Philippines that freed more than two thousand brutalized men, women, and children.
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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