American POWs in World War II : twelve personal accounts of captivity by Germany and Japan / Harry Spiller.

"These 12 accounts describe hardship, brutality, frostbite, hunger, strenuous working conditions, and the release in the words of the soldiers, portraying the Bataan Death March, Wake Island, D-Day, Battle of the Bulge, and the camps where they watched their comrades in arms suffer and perish. The b...

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Main Author: Spiller, Harry, 1945-
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, [2009], ©2009.
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Physical Description:x, 233 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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American prisoners of war in World War Two.
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505 0 |a Gunnery Sergeant Edward Sturgeon, captured while in defense of Wake Island -- Sergeant Alvel L. Stricklin, captured during the Battle of the Bulge -- Technical Sergeant Thomas Harold Boardman, captured during a bombing mission over Germany -- Private Benjamin Dunn, captured on Java Island during the Japanese invasion -- Sergeant William Robert Carr, captured after being shot down on a bombing mission over Germany -- Corporal Kenneth M. Smith, captured during the Battle of the Bulge -- Sergeant Charles Branum, captured during the fall of Bataan -- Technical Sergeant Gordon K. Butts, shot down over Mostar, Yugoslavia, during an air raid -- Staff Sergeant Edwin Douglass, Jr., captured in Nancy, France -- Corporal Ralph L. Lape, Sr., captured during the Japanese invasion of the Philippines -- Lieutenant Thomas J. Hart, captured during an offensive in Burma after being left for dead -- Staff Sergeant R.L. Hulsey, captured after being shot down over Solingen, Germany -- Appendix A. Japanese prisoner of war camps, 1941-1945 -- Appendix B. Locations of German prison camps -- Appendix C. German regulations concerning prisoners of war. 
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