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Prisoners of the Japanese in World War II : statistical history, personal narratives, and memorials concerning POWs in camps and on hellships, civilian internees, Asian slave laborers, and others captured in the Pacific Theater

Author: Van Waterford
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narratives and facts on life in nearly 300 civilian internment centers and a similar number of POW camps.

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Waterford, Van.
Prisoners of the Japanese in World War II.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, ©1994
(OCoLC)624382668
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Van Waterford
ISBN: 0899508936 9780899508931
OCLC Number: 28150530
Description: xi, 394 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Prelude to War: Aspects of the Japanese Relating to Their Treatment of Prisoners --
2. Occupation and Internment --
3. The World of the Camp Prisoner --
4. After the War: The World of the Ex-Prisoner --
5. War Crimes --
6. Conscript Asian Labor: Native Prisoners --
7. The POW Medal --
8. Andersonville National Historic Site and POW Museum --
9. Statistics --
10. The Prison Ships: The Overseas Transports --
11. Prison Camps. Japan. Formosa (Taiwan). Korea. Manchuria. China and Hong Kong. French Indochina. Burma-Siam Railroad. Burma. Siam (Thailand). Philippines. Malaya and Singapore. Sumatra (Dutch East Indies). Java (Dutch East Indies). Borneo. Other Islands and Territories --
App. A. The 1929 Geneva Convention Relating to the Treatment of Prisoners of War --
App. B. Japanese Army Regulations for Handling Prisoners of War --
App. C. United States Armed Forces Code of Conduct --
App. D. Prisoner of War Resistance: U.S. Army Field Manual No. 21-78 --
App. E. Glossary of Terms Used by POWs. App. F. Special Literary Sources --
App. G. Additional Sources of Information.
Responsibility: by Van Waterford.

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1. Prelude to War : Aspects of the Japanese Relating to Their Treatment of Prisoners -- 2. Occupation and Internment -- 3. The World of the Camp Prisoner -- 4. After the War : The World of the Ex-Prisoner -- 5. War Crimes -- 6. Conscript Asian Labor: Native Prisoners --7. The POW Medal -- 8. Andersonville National Historic Site and POW Museum -- 9. Statistics -- 10. The Prison Ships: The Overseas Transports -- 11. Prison Camps. Japan. Formosa (Taiwan). Korea. Manchu-ria. China and Hong Kong. French Indochina. Burma-Siam Railroad. Burma . Siam (Thailand). Philippines. Malaya and Singapore. Sumatra (Dutch East Indies). Java (Dutch East Indies). Borneo. Other Islands and Territories --App. A. The 1929 Geneva Convention Relating to the Treatment of Prison-ers of War -- App. B. Japanese Army Regulations for Handling Prisoners of War -- App. C. United States Armed Forces Code of Conduct -- App. D. Prisoner of War Resistance: U.S. Army Field Manual No. 21-78. App. E. Glossary of Terms Used by POWs -- App. F. Special Literary Sources -- App. G. Additional Sources of Information.

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