Rescue at Los Baños : the most daring prison camp raid of World War II
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366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Map on front lining paper.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-356) and index.
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The true story of one of the greatest military rescues of all time. In February 1945, as the U.S. victory in the Pacific drew nearer, the Japanese army grew desperate, and its soldiers guarding U.S. and Allied POWs more sadistic. Starved, shot and beaten, many of the 2,146 prisoners of the Los Baños prison camp in the Philippines--most of them American men, women and children--would not survive much longer. Deeply concerned about the half-starved and ill-treated prisoners, General Douglas MacArthur assigned to the 11th Airborne Division a dangerous rescue mission deep behind enemy lines. General Colin Powell has called the raid "a textbook operation for all ages and all armies." Combining personal interviews, diaries, correspondence, memoirs, and archival research, this book tells the story of a remarkable group of prisoners--whose courage and fortitude helped them overcome hardship, deprivation, and cruelty--and of the young American soldiers and Filipino guerrillas who risked their lives to save them.--From publisher description.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Henderson, B. (2015). Rescue at Los Baños: the most daring prison camp raid of World War II (First edition.). William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Henderson, Bruce, 1946-. 2015. Rescue At Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II. William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Henderson, Bruce, 1946-. Rescue At Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Henderson, Bruce. Rescue At Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II First edition., William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2015.

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