Escape from Davao : the forgotten story of the most daring prison break of the Pacific war / John D. Lukacs

Author(s): Lukacs, John D
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Subjects: World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
World War, 1939-1945--Philippines--Davao City
Prisoner-of-war escapes--Philippines--Davao City--History--20th century
Escaped prisoners of war--United States--Biography
Escaped prisoners of war--Philippines--Davao City--Biography
World War, 1939-1945--Underground movements--Philippines
Guerrillas--Philippines--History--20th century
Soldiers--United States--Biography
Davao City (Philippines)--History, Military--20th century
Philippines--History--Japanese occupation, 1942-1945
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover ed
Published: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010
LC Classification: D
Notes: LCCN: 2010003238
ISBN: 9780743262781
ISBN: 0743262786
Invalid ISN: 9781439180433 (ebook)
ISBN:
Invalid ISN: 1439180431 (ebook)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 405-413) and index
Contents: Prologue -- pt. 1. War -- Ten pesos -- A long war -- The raid -- God help them -- pt. 2. Hell -- The hike -- Good bye and good luck -- A rumor -- The Erie Maru -- A Christmas dream -- A big crowd -- The plan -- Cat-and-mouse -- pt. 3. Freedom -- A miracle -- Another gamble -- Unexplored -- Little time to rest -- A story that should be told -- Duty -- Greater love hath no man -- Legacies -- Conditional victory -- Epilogue -- Glossary
Physical Description: xiii, 433 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
OCLC Number: 464593097
ISBN/ISSN: 9780743262781
0743262786
9781439180433
1439180431

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