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Prisoners of the Japanese in World War II : statistical history, personal narratives, and memorials concerning POWs in camps and on hellships, civilian internees, Asian slave laborers, and others captured in the Pacific theater /

Statement of responsibility: by Van Waterford
by Waterford, Van.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., c1994Description: xi, 394 p. : 24 x 16 cm.ISBN: 899508936 (hardbound).Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese | Asian forced labor | civilian internees | hell ships | POW camps | POWs in Asia and the PacificGeneral Note(s):
A comprehensive, scholarly work on all the types of prisoners of the Japanese: POW’s, civilian internees, Asian slave labourers, and prisoners in jails. The author survived with about 800 others when 5,500 men perished with the torpedoed Junyo Maru hellLanguage/Translation Info: EnglishSummary: An important reference for any researcher interested in prisoners of war and civilian internees in Asia and the Pacific during the Second World War. This book is a source of basic information and references on prisoners of war, Asian forced laborers, prison ships and prison camps. Comprehensive and factual, with much on the Philippines. The author was himself a prisoner of war, a Dutch national who was born in the Netherlands East Indies and was a prisoner of war for 3½ years; he was only 16 when the war started. He survived the sinking of the prison ship Junyo Maru in September 1944. - Prof. Ricardo T. Jose
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Books, Monographs Books, Monographs Filipinas Heritage Library
Roderick Hall Coll.
D 805 .J3 W38 1993 (Browse shelf) Available 13696

A comprehensive, scholarly work on all the types of prisoners of the Japanese: POW’s, civilian internees, Asian slave labourers, and prisoners in jails. The author survived with about 800 others when 5,500 men perished with the torpedoed Junyo Maru hell

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