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Escape from Davao: The Forgotten Story of the Most Daring Prison Break of the Pacific Warby John D Lukacs
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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 convicts executed 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 told until now. A product of years of in-depth research, John D. Lukacs's gripping description of the escape brings this remarkable tale to life, so a new generation can admire the resourcefulness and patriotism of the men who fought in the Pacific.
About the Author
John D. Lukacs is a historian who has written for the New York Times, USA Today, and ESPN.com. This is his first book.
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