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Tortured into fake confession : the dishonoring of Korean War prisoner Col. Frank H. Schwable, USMC

Author: Raymond B Lech
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1952, during the Korean War, Colonel Frank H. Schwable was held prisoner of war by Communists. After months of physical and psychological torture, he signed a confession asserting the U.S. had used germ warfare on Korean civilians. After his release, an official inquiry into his false confession uncovered the effect psychological torture had on his actions"--Provided by publisher.
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Named Person: Frank H Schwable
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond B Lech
ISBN: 9780786465484 0786465484
OCLC Number: 714086528
Notes: Includes deposition of Col. Schwable.
Description: xi, 192 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: The inquiry --
The wing --
The preparation --
The capture --
The camp --
The menticide (Part I) --
The menticide (Part II) --
The transfer --
The ship --
The arrival.
Responsibility: Raymond B. Lech.
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In 1952, during the Korean War, Colonel Frank H. Schwable became the second-highest-ranking officer held as a prisoner of war by the Communists. His captivity was marked by months of physical and  Read more...

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"a must-read for everyone interested in how the mind copes under Communist brainwashing...this book is rated four stars"--Military Bookshelf.

 
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