Surviving Bataan and Beyond

Colonel Irvin Alexander's Odyssey as a Japanese Prisoner of War

Dominic J. Caraccilo

Few American prisoners of war during World War II suffered more than those captured when the Philippines fell to the Japanese in April 1942. In a horrifying captivity that lasted until the war's end, US troops endured the notorious Bataan Death March, overcrowded prison camps, and the stinking "hell ships” that transported them to Japan and Korea.
Publication date:
August 2005
Publisher :
Stackpole Books
Language:
English
Series :
Stackpole Military History Series
Illustration :
34
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Paperback
ISBN : 9780811732482

Dimensions : 229 X 152 mm
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Overview
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Few American prisoners of war during World War II suffered more than those captured when the Philippines fell to the Japanese in April 1942. In a horrifying captivity that lasted until the war's end, US troops endured the notorious Bataan Death March, overcrowded prison camps, and the stinking "hell ships” that transported them to Japan and Korea. With gut-wrenching detail, survivor Col. Irvin Alexander recounts the physical and emotional struggle of his confinement.