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

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Notes from half title page: "Edwin Rose - the deaf Englishman. - Bataan - 3 years captivity. - Some men felt shame because they surrendered. - Sense of bitterness - Wash. turned back on them. - Ranger raid on Cabanatuan. - Dr. James Frisker; Vivian Hixen - [his] niece, helpful. - Bataan Memorial Museum in Santa Fe. - NPR radio doc. - Japan Society gave you fellowship to study Japan South. - General Homma's son - 3 days of meetings. - 2656 American perished at Cabanatuan. - No footnotes or [?]. - Dec. 14, 1944: Palawan Massacre. - Story of Eugene Nielsen. - Gen. MacArthur abandoned Phil. in March '42. - Lt. Col. Henry Mucci - CO 6th Ranger Battalion. - New Sec. - 120 men led by Capt. Robert Prince. - April 1942 - Bataan - Gen. soon to surrender. - Camp O'Donnell - Cabanatuan - nearly 9000 Americans would go through camp, 1/3 burried underneath." -- Notes from back endpapers: "Dr. Jimmy Fisher. - Edwin Rose - deaf Englishman. - Beast of Bataan - General Homma." -- Annotations by Brian Lamb in the margins and underlining of pertinent phrases throughout the book. - Example: p. 23: "After the war, it would be calculated that the death rate of all Allied POWs held in German and Italian camps was approximately 4 percent. In Japanese-run camps, the death rate was 27 percent."


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


Sides, Hampton


Program air date: September 30, 2001


A narration of the 1945 march to rescue 513 POWs, including the last survivors of the Bataan Death March, from a prison in the Philippines.


"United States. Army. Ranger Battalion, 6th--History."
"World War, 1939-1945--Campaigns--Philippines--Cabanatuan."
"World War, 1939-1945--Regimental histories--United States."
"World War, 1939-1945--Concentration camps--Philippines--Cabanatuan."
"World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese."
"World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities."


Brian Lamb Booknotes Collection
Gift of Brian Lamb, 2011.


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