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Great Raid Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor

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ISBN-10: 1401360017

ISBN-13: 9781401360016

Edition: 2005 (Movie Tie-In)

Authors: William B. Breuer

List price: $14.00
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On the night of January 30, 1945, a scrappy band of American Rangers and Filipino Scouts raided a notorious Japanese prison camp known as Cabanatuan to liberate incarcerated American soldiers. Facing overwhelming odds, these gallant men vowed to rescue 511 POWs -- and escort the sick and dying prisoners through thirty miles of jungle crowded with Japanese, to safety. They did it -- and they made history. This is their incredible story. Author William B. Breuer recounts in searing, meticulous detail -- based largely on interviews with survivors -- the hellish battles of Bataan and Corregidor; the horrors of the Bataan Death March, and the harrowing efforts of guerrilla fighters. He also…    
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Book details

List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Miramax Books
Publication date: 8/17/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Deep in Hostile Territory
Roosevelt Abandons the Philippines
Legion of the Living Dead
Sixty Miles of Atrocities
"Situation Fast Becoming Desperate"
"You Are Enemies of Japan!"
Miss U and Her Underground
Secret Radios and Boxcar Smugglers
An Audacious Escape
Manila's Notorious Club Tsubaki
Alamo Scouts and Rangers
Thumbs Down on a POW Rescue Scheme
Eagles Soar Over Cabanatuan
Hell Ships and Vanishing Guards
A Perilous Mission
Cross-Country Dominos
Creeping Up on a Dark Stockade
Pandemonium Erupts in the Night
Stealthy Trek by Carabao Caravan
Hamburgers, Tears, and Freedom
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