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Escape from Davao : the forgotten story of the most daring prison break of the Pacific war

Author: John D Lukacs
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Documents the escape of ten American prisoners of war from a World War II Japanese prison camp in the Philippines, describing the inhumane conditions they endured and the political struggle that influenced their return home.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John D Lukacs
ISBN: 9780743262781 0743262786
OCLC Number: 464593097
Description: xiii, 433 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue --
pt. 1. War --
Ten pesos --
A long war --
The raid --
God help them --
pt. 2. Hell --
The hike --
Good bye and good luck --
A rumor --
The Erie Maru --
A Christmas dream --
A big crowd --
The plan --
Cat-and-mouse --
pt. 3. Freedom --
A miracle --
Another gamble --
Unexplored --
Little time to rest --
A story that should be told --
Duty --
Greater love hath no man --
Legacies --
Conditional victory --
Epilogue --
Glossary.
Responsibility: John D. Lukacs.
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Documents the escape of ten American prisoners of war from a World War II Japanese prison camp in the Philippines, describing the inhumane conditions they endured and the political struggle that influenced their return home.

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