Deliverance at Diepholz

A WWII Prisoner of War's Story

Jack Dower

In February 1944 an American infantry company lost its way behind enemy lines near Anzio, Italy, and Jack Dower and his comrades would spend the remainder of the war in captivity. With candor and humor, Dower describes his nearly fifteen months as an unwilling guest of the Third Reich in this rare memoir of life as a WWII prisoner of war.
Publication date:
March 2016
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Series :
Stackpole Military History Series
Illustration :
5
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9780811717533

Dimensions : 229 X 152 mm
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£14.95

Overview
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• Rare memoir of life as a World War II prisoner of war
• Colorful account of Dower's experiences

With candor and humor, American infantryman Jack Dower describes his narly fifteen months spent as an unwilling guest of the Third Reich after his company lost its way behind enemy lines near Anzio, Italy, in February 1944. From forced labor and grueling marches, to the camaraderie shared between fellow prisoners, to a few unexpected instances of decency from German guards, Dower's memoir is a testament to the adaptability and courage of the World War II prisoner of war.

The late Jack Dower, a native of Connecticut, served with the 45th Infantry Division in World War II.