Prisoners in Paradise: American Women in the Wartime South Pacific

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While Rosie the Riveter and millions of American women fought World War II on the home front, other women witnessed the war firsthand. Many of them were overtaken by Japan's military offensive in the South Pacific and subsequently held captive. Theresa Kaminski chronicles their harrowing experiences in this moving testament to women in wartime. Although most of us are familiar with accounts of POWs, few realize that the Japanese imprisoned thousands of American civilian women in the Philippines during World War II. They ...

Prisoners in Paradise: American Women in the Wartime South Pacific 2000, University Press of Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700610037

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