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Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission

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ISBN13: 9780385495653
ISBN10: 038549565x
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Hampton Sides is a contributing editor to Outside. His work has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, DoubleTake, The New Republic, The Washington Post and on All Things Considered. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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Margaret Rowlands, September 26, 2010 (view all comments by Margaret Rowlands)
The first non-fiction book I ever remember reading. It is a thoroughly engrossing story of the men who were held as POWs during WWII.
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Jan Lindsay, February 27, 2008 (view all comments by Jan Lindsay)
Hampton Sides, in his well-written, well-researched book documents the human courage within the walls of the Cabanatuan prison camp in the Phillipines and the equally courageous determination of the Rangers who faced danger every step of the way to rescue them. Those who endured the Bataan Death March, the imprisionment and torture for the 3 years before the Rangers came to lead them out the main gate and begin their journey home provides yet another insight into the capability of the incredible human spirit. As I read, I kept wondering if I could have survived. These men are all heros and we should never forget them.
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Lucy Little, November 21, 2007 (view all comments by Lucy Little)
After my early education of WWII via John Wayne, I'm grateful to finally really learn about the war. I think this is one of many recent stories giving the WWII vets the voice they deserve. Ghost Stories provides an incredible story of human survival during the Bataan death march. War is horrific in any form and the WWII vets can attest that it was no easier then even with the entire country behind them.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385495653
Author:
Sides, Hampton
Publisher:
Anchor Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military - World War II
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
History
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
World War, 19
Subject:
Cabanatuan
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.
Subject:
World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps.
Subject:
Military-World War II General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
150-101-686
Publication Date:
20020531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 PAGES PHOTOS; 2 MAPS
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.04x5.29x.81 in. .84 lbs.

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