As Good as Dead

As Good as Dead

The Daring Escape of American POWs From A Japanese Death Camp

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In late 1944, the Allies invaded the Japanese-held Philippines, and soon the end of the Pacific War was within reach. But for the last 150 American prisoners of war still held on the island of Palawan, there would be no salvation. As they were herded into air raid shelters, Japanese soldiers set them on fire. By the next morning, only eleven were left alive. As Good As Dead is one of the greatest escape stories of World War II, and one that few people know. Endurance, determination and courage in the face of death make this a gripping and inspiring saga of survival.
Publisher: New York : CALIBER, 2016
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780399583551
Branch Call Number: 940.547252 MOORE
Characteristics: vi, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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