American POWs in World War II: Twelve Personal Accounts of Captivity by Germany and Japan

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About 130,000 American soldiers were captured during World War II, a fourth of them by Japan and the rest by Germany. These 12 accounts describe the battle experience, the different nations attitudes toward imprisonment, and the often-barbaric treatment of prisoners of war. Hardship, brutality, frostbite, hunger, strenuous working conditions, and the jubilation of release are presented in the words of the soldiers, portraying the Bataan Death March, Wake Island, D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, and the camps where they ...

American POWs in World War II: Twelve Personal Accounts of Captivity by Germany and Japan 2009, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786442751

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