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The great raid on Cabanatuan rescuing the doomed ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor by William B. Breuer

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Published by J. Wiley & Sons in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Philippines,
  • Cabanatuan.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Philippines -- Cabanatuan.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Cabanatuan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-243) and index.

StatementWilliam B. Breuer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD805.P6 B67 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 258 p. :
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1084156M
ISBN 100471037427
LC Control Number94007866

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One of my great grandfather's was rescued in the raid on Cabanatuan. I never got the chance to meet him, but through this book I learned a lot about the character of the men who fought to save him and hundreds of other mistreated, starved, abused POWs/5. The raid on Cabanatuan was over in 28 minutes. The Japanese garrison was destroyed. The bloodied remains of Japanese soldiers littered the wreckage. Former prisoners of the Japanese at Cabanatuan enjoy their first moments of freedom in many months while several of their exhausted liberators lie asleep on the ground following the raid.   On Janu , American troops staged a successful raid on Cabanatuan, a notorious Japanese POW camp where thousands of prisoners had been tortured and died. Based on interviews with the heroes who survived the raid, this book brings to life in electrifying detail the dramatic events that took place on that historic : Turner Publishing Company. The Great Raid is a war film about the Raid at Cabanatuan, adapted from William Breuer's book of the same name. It tells the story of the January liberation of the Cabanatuan Prison Camp on the Philippine island of Luzon during World War II.

The Great Raid is a war film about the Raid at Cabanatuan on the island of Luzon, Philippines during World War is directed by John Dahl and stars Benjamin Bratt, James Franco, Connie Nielsen, Marton Csokas, Joseph Fiennes with Motoki Kobayashi and Cesar principal photography took place from July 4 to November 6, , but its release was delayed several times from the Music by: Trevor Rabin. On Janu , American troops staged a successful raid on Cabanatuan, a notorious Japanese POW camp where thousands of prisoners had been tortured and died. Based on interviews with the heroes who survived the raid, this book brings to life in electrifying detail the dramatic events that took place on that historic for William 4/5(1).   The great raid on Cabanatuan Item Preview remove-circle [Book club ed.]. External-identifier urn:asin urn:oclc:record Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: The Great Raid--The Facts Behind the Story When General Douglas MacArthur finally returned to the Philippines in late , the Japanese forces throughout the Pacific were reeling from American pressure and fighting what all concerned knew was a losing battle.

With the help of Capt. Prince (James Franco), Mucci leads his men on a life-or-death raid against forces known for their savagery. The Great Raid was based on William B. Breuer's book The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor, and also stars Joseph Fiennes, Connie Nielsen, and Marton Csokas.5/5(2). The Great Raid was based on William B. Breuer's book The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor, and also stars 38%. I downloaded this book after viewing a documentary about the raid on Cabanatuan. The movie left me wanting more detail, and this title wonderfully provided it. The story of Bataan and the eventual rescue is . The Great Raid on Cabanatuan (Hardcover) Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor. By William B. Breuer. Wiley, , pp. Publication Date: September 1,