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The Los Banos Prison Camp raid

the Philippines 1945

by Gordon L. Rottman

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Published by Osprey in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Campaigns,
  • Los Baños Internment Camp,
  • Japanese Prisons and prisoners,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Amphibious operations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 79) and index.

    Statementby Gordon L Rottman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.P6 R685 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24838134M
    ISBN 101849080755
    ISBN 109781849080750
    LC Control Number2010537077
    OCLC/WorldCa495781542

      Rescue at Los Baños The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II (Book): Henderson, Bruce B.: From the bestselling author of Hero Found comes the incredible true story of one of the greatest military rescues of all time, the World War II prison camp raid at Los Baños in the Philippines--a tale of daring, courage, and heroism that joins the ranks of Ghost .   Learn the story of one of World War II's most masterfully executed raids. On the southwest shore of Laguna de Bay, near a village of the same name, stood the Los Banos Internment Camp. Held within were over 2, starving men, women, and children, guarded by Japanese soldiers, and Brand: Bloomsbury USA.

    Get this from a library! Rescue at Los Baños: the most daring prison camp raid of World War II. [Bruce B Henderson] -- The true story of one of the greatest military rescues of all time. In February , as the U.S. victory in the Pacific drew nearer, the Japanese army grew desperate, and its soldiers guarding U.S. Santo Tomas Internment Camp, also known as the Manila Internment Camp, was the largest of several camps in the Philippines in which the Japanese interned enemy civilians, mostly Americans, in World War campus of the University of Santo Tomas in Manila was utilized for the camp, which housed more than 3, internees from January until February Liberated by: U.S. Army.

    The story of life in the camp and the rescue of the prisoners is told in “Deliverance at Los Banos,” a book by Anthony Arthur that was published last month. Advertisement.   Book Overview From the bestselling author of Hero Found comes the incredible true story of one of the greatest military rescues of all time, the World War II prison camp raid at Los Ba os in the Philippines--a tale of daring, courage, and heroism that joins the ranks of Ghost Soldiers, Unbroken, and The Boys of Pointe du Hoc.


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From coordination with Phillipinos engaged in partisan resistance to use of disparate American forces ran the risk of missing essential timeline elements, the story is told in /5().

Directed by John Dahl. With Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes, James Franco, Robert Mammone. Taking place towards the end of WWII, American Soldiers have been entrapped in a camp for 3 years.

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The prison camp near Cabanatuan, holding prisoners of war, was liberated on January 28 in a daring behind-the-lines raid by the 6th Ranger Battalion. The two Manila area compounds, Santo Tomas University, with 4, civilian internees, and Bilibid Prison, holding civilians and American and Allied prisoners of war, would be liberated.

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