Escape From Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific War

By | October 2, 2018
Escape From Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific War Author John D. Lukacs
ISBN-10 0451234103
ISBN-13 9780451234100
Year 2011-05-03
Pages 448
Language English
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One of the greatest Pacific war stories never told On April 4 1943 ten American prisoners of war and two Filipino convictsnicknamed the Davao Dozenexecuted a daring escape from one of Japan s most notorious prison camps Called the greatest story of the war in the Pacific by the War Department in 1944 the full account has never been tolduntil now A product of years of in depth research John D Lukacs s gripping description of the escape brings this remarkable tale to life In this remarkable contribution to the realm of WWII POW narrative Lukacs describes the dramatic escape for a new generation to admire the resourcefulness and patriotism of the men who fought in the Pacific Like the event it covers Escape from Davao is unique You are holding in your hands the story of the only successful American group escape from a Japanese camp James Bradley author of Flags of Our Fathers

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