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American POWs of World War II : forgotten men tell their stories

Author: Tom Bird
Publisher: Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 1992.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During World War II, thousands of American servicemen were taken prisoner by the Axis powers. They were beaten and tortured; over half never reached home again. The ten interviews included in this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bird, Tom, 1956-
American POWs of World War II.
Westport, Conn. ; London : Praeger, 1992
(OCoLC)643859679
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Bird
ISBN: 0275937070 9780275937072
OCLC Number: 25205343
Description: xxix, 149 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A look at the inhospitable world of the hostage and prisoner of war and its impact on their lives ; Lifestyle shock : the psychological experience of being an American prisoner of war in the Vietnam War / Charles A. Stenger --
John Emerick --
Ken Curley --
Victor Mapes --
Charles Stenger --
Mario Garbin --
Steve Perun --
Tom Grove --
Peter Neft --
Bernie Melnick --
John Fellows --
A perspective on former prisoners of war for the 1990's / Charles A. Stenger --
Soldiers of Berga / Ray Weiss --
Christmas story / Mario Garbin --
American victims of the Holocaust / Mitchell G. Bard --
American prisoners of war in World War I, World War II, Korea, and Vietnam : statistical data concerning numbers captured, repatriated, and still alive as of January 1, 1992 / Charles A. Stenger.
Responsibility: Tom Bird.
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?Bird's style is to let the POW who lived these experiences tell his story. The effect is dramatic. . . . Bird's book is refreshingly written and delicately told in the words of the POWs. It's Read more...

 
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