skip to content
Ghost soldiers : the forgotten epic story of World War II's most dramatic mission Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Ghost soldiers : the forgotten epic story of World War II's most dramatic mission

Author: Hampton Sides; Michael Prichard
Publisher: Newport Beach, CA : Books on Tape, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected troops from the elite U.S. 6th Ranger Battalion slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: march thirty miles in an attempt to rescue 513 American and British POWs who had spent three years in a hellish camp near the city of Cabanatuan. The prisoners included the last survivors of the Bataan Death March left in the camp, and their extraordinary will to live  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Hampton Sides; Michael Prichard
ISBN: 0736675841 9780736675840
OCLC Number: 47993054
Notes: Unabridged.
Performer(s): Read by Michael Prichard.
Description: 10 sound cassettes (15 hr.) : analog.
Responsibility: by Hampton Sides.

Abstract:

On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected troops from the elite U.S. 6th Ranger Battalion slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: march thirty miles in an attempt to rescue 513 American and British POWs who had spent three years in a hellish camp near the city of Cabanatuan. The prisoners included the last survivors of the Bataan Death March left in the camp, and their extraordinary will to live might soon count for nothing. As the Rangers stealthily moved through enemy-occupied territory, they learned that Cabanatuan had become a major transshipment point for the Japanese retreat, and instead of facing the few dozen prison guards, they could possibly confront as many as 8,000 battle-hardened enemy troops.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/47993054>
library:oclcnum"47993054"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/47993054>
rdf:typej.2:Audiobook
rdf:typej.2:Compact_Cassette
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85148476>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2008113864>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories--United States."@en
schema:about
<http://viaf.org/viaf/152632752>
rdf:typeschema:Organization
schema:name"United States. Army. Ranger Battalion, 6th"
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2001"
schema:description"On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected troops from the elite U.S. 6th Ranger Battalion slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission: march thirty miles in an attempt to rescue 513 American and British POWs who had spent three years in a hellish camp near the city of Cabanatuan. The prisoners included the last survivors of the Bataan Death March left in the camp, and their extraordinary will to live might soon count for nothing. As the Rangers stealthily moved through enemy-occupied territory, they learned that Cabanatuan had become a major transshipment point for the Japanese retreat, and instead of facing the few dozen prison guards, they could possibly confront as many as 8,000 battle-hardened enemy troops."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1152201969>
schema:genre"History"@en
schema:genre"Audiobooks."@en
schema:genre"Military history"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Ghost soldiers the forgotten epic story of World War II's most dramatic mission"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.