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Captured on Corregidor: diary of an American P.O.W. in World War II

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Publisher:
McFarland & Co.,
Pub. Date:
c1988.
Language:
English
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On graduating from West Point in 1940, Lieutenant John Wright was assigned to Corregidor, Philippine Islands. Captured there by the Japanese, he endured three and a half years of POW conditions described in subsequent war crimes trials as the worst of World War II. This book is built around a diary he smuggled through countless inspections during his imprisonment. It offers a gripping account of voyage aboard a hellship from Manila to Japan and details how he and other prisoners coped--or failed to cope--with extremely harsh treatment, disease and hunger.
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9780899503479
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Full title captured on corregidor diary of an american p o w in world war ii
Author wright john m
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subject_facet Prisoners of war -- Diaries, Prisoners of war -- Philippines -- Diaries, World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese, Wright, John M. -- (John MacNair), -- 1916- -- Diaries
title_display Captured on Corregidor : diary of an American P.O.W. in World War II
title_full Captured on Corregidor : diary of an American P.O.W. in World War II / by John M. Wright, Jr.
title_short Captured on Corregidor :
title_sub diary of an American P.O.W. in World War II
topic_facet Prisoners and prisons, Japanese, Prisoners of war, World War, 1939-1945, Wright, John M