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The Cabanatuan prison raid : the Philippines 1945

Author: Gordon L Rottman
Publisher: Oxford : Osprey, 2009.
Series: Raid (Oxford, England), 3.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On 27 January 1945 the 6th Ranger Battalion and the 6th Army Special Reconnaissance Unit began a mission to rescue 500 American, British and Dutch prisoners-of-war held at a camp near Cabanatuan.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon L Rottman
ISBN: 9781846033995 1846033993
OCLC Number: 423599451
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Origins --
Initial strategy --
The plan. The Rangers mount out --
The enemy --
Terrain and weather --
The objective-Cabanatuan Prisoner of War Camp No. 1 --
The Raid. The Alamo Scouts infiltrate --
The Ranger approach march --
Final planning --
Final preparations --
The approach --
Liberation --
Analysis --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Raid (Oxford, England), 3.
Responsibility: Gordon L. Rottman.

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"The Cabanatuan Prison Raid: The Philippines, 1945 highlights the Army Rangers' remarkable 30-mile sprint ahead of the US Sixth Army in the Philippines to liberate Allied inmates at Cabanatuan prison Read more...

 
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