Bataan: A Survivor's Story (Hardback)Gene Boyt (author), David L Burch (author of contributions), Gregory J.W. Urwin (foreword)
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While building runways and infrastructure in the Philippines in 1941, Boyt enjoyed the regal life of an American officer stationed in a tropical paradise--but not for long. When the United States surrendered the Philippines to Japan in April 1942, Boyt became a prisoner of war, suffering unthinkable deprivation and brutality at the hands of the ruthless Japanese guards.
One of the last accounts to come from a Bataan survivor, Boyt's story details the infamous Bataan Death March and his subsequent forty-two months in Japanese internment camps. In this fast-paced narrative, Boyt's voice conveys the quiet courage of the generation of men who fought and won history's greatest armed conflict.
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 445 g
Dimensions: 216 x 140 x 20 mm
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