Read ´ Captured: The Japanese Internment of American Civilians in the Philippines 1941-1945 107

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Read ´ Captured: The Japanese Internment of American Civilians in the Philippines, 1941-1945 107 æ More than five thousand American civilian men women and children living in the Philippines during World War II were confined to internment camps following Japan's late December 1941 victoThis nearly four year captivity explaining how and why this little known internment occurred A thorough historical account the book addresses several controversial issues about the internment including Japanese intentions toward their prisoners and the US State Department's role in allowing the presence of American civilians in the Philippines during wartimeSupported by diaries memoirs war crimes transcripts Japanese soldiers' accounts medical data and many other sources Cap.

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More than five thousand American civilian men women and children living in the Philippines during World War II were confined to internment camps following Japan's late December 1941 victories in Manila Captured tells the story of daily life in five different camps the crowded housing mounting familial and international tensions heavy labor and increasingly severe malnourishment that made the internees' rescue a race with starvation Frances B Cogan explores the events behind.

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Captured The Japanese Internment of American Civilians in the Philippines 1941 1945Tured presents a detailed and moving chronicle of the internees' efforts to survive Cogan compares living conditions within the internment camps with life in POW camps and with the living conditions of Japanese soldiers late in the war An afterword discusses the experiences of internment survivors after the war combining medical and legal statistics with personal anecdotes to create a testament to the thousands of Americans whose captivity haunted them long after the war end.