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ᅩ Easy reader Rescue at Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II ᇒ E-Pub Author Bruce Henderson ሑ

ᅩ Easy reader Rescue at Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II ᇒ E-Pub Author Bruce Henderson ሑ ᅩ Easy reader Rescue at Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II ᇒ E-Pub Author Bruce Henderson ሑ Riveting Opens our eyes to amazing bravery in the midst of a greater war Readers will be both shocked by the conditions that POWs had to endure and appreciative of the bravery and ingenuity of that generation we have come to call the greatest Washington Post Bruce Henderson has told a wonderfully exciting story of one of wars greatest rescues with verve, style, and panache I didnt even stop for coffee during my reading it was so classically unputdownable Simon Winchester, New York Times bestselling author of The Men Who United the States Rescue at Los Banos will swell your chest Bruce Hendersons powerful account has earned a place on the top shelf of World War II nonfiction narratives Mitchell Zuckoff, New York Times bestselling author of 13 Hours and Lost in Shangri La An epic survival story of men and women held captive in a Japanese internment camp in the Philippines until their remarkable rescue by U.S paratroopers and Filipino guerrillas three years later Fast paced and compelling, Rescue at Los Banos is as gripping as any suspense novel Vincent Bugliosi, author of Helter Skelter and Reclaiming History Rescue at Los Banos hits the drop zone Extensively researched and extremely well written, Bruce Hendersons riveting account of the historic events of 23 February 1945 finally does justice to the greatest airborne operation in U.S military history John D Lukacs, author of Escape from Davao RivetingBruce Henderson does it again with his account of the prisoners at Los Banos I felt their agonies, sacrifices, and exhilaration Any reader would love this account of individuals triumphing over seemingly impossible obstacles John Wukovits, author of Hell From the Heavens The agony and anguish for the Japanese held Los Banos internees all civilians and including children and small babies is almost beyond belief The raid by U.S paratroopers that set them free is breathtaking Bill Sloan, author of Undefeated Bruce Henderson has managed to pull one of the most daring rescue missions in military history out of obscurity and turn it into a solid book of passion and fascinating detail He has done his readers and military history buffs in general a great service Captain Dale Dye, USMC Ret , author of Contra File and other Shake Davis novels and Hollywood military adviser Riveting Achieves a high standard of popular history Rescue at Los Banos artfully blends vibrant character sketches with equally clear military fact, all rendered in vivid color Kirkus Reviews Gripping A heartrending tale of survival Library JournalFrom the bestselling author of Hero Found comes the incredible true story of one of the greatest military rescues of all time, the 1945 World War II prison camp raid at Los Baos in the Philippinesa tale of daring, courage, and heroism that joins the ranks of Ghost Soldiers, Unbroken, and The Boys of Pointe du Hoc.In February 1945, as the U.S victory in the Pacific drew nearer, the Japanese army grew desperate, and its soldiers guarding U.S and Allied POWs sadistic Starved, shot and beaten, many of the 2,146 prisoners of the Los Baos prison camp in the Philippinesmost of them American men, women and childrenwould not survive much longer unless rescued soon.Deeply concerned about the half starved and ill treated prisoners, General Douglas MacArthur assigned to the 11th Airborne Division a dangerous rescue mission deep behind enemy lines that became a deadly race against the clock The Los Baos raid would become one of the greatest triumphs of that war or any war hailed years later by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin Powell I doubt that any airborne unit in the world will ever be able to rival the Los Baos prison raid It is the textbook operation for all ages and all armies.Combining personal interviews, diaries, correspondence, memoirs, and archival research, Rescue at Los Baos tells the story of a remarkable group of prisonerswhose courage and fortitude helped them overcome hardship, deprivation, and crueltyand of the young American soldiers and Filipino guerrillas who risked their lives to save them. 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    • Rescue at Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II
    • 4.3
    • 532
    • Format Kindle
    • 384 pages
    • 0062325078
    • Bruce Henderson
    • Anglais
    • 09 January 2016

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