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The Great Raid (Library Edition)

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Published by Blackstone Audiobooks .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military - World War II,
  • Unabridged Audio - History,
  • Military,
  • Campaigns,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History,
  • Search and rescue operations,
  • Philippines,
  • Military - United States,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Cabanatuan,
  • United States,
  • Concentration camps

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPatrick Lawlor (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatMP3 CD
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8108496M
ISBN 100786179619
ISBN 109780786179619

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On January 30, , American troops staged a successful raid on Cabanatuan, a notorious Japanese POW camp where thousands of prisoners had been tortured and died. Based on interviews with the heroes who survived the raid, this book brings to life in electrifying detail the dramatic events that took place on that historic eduevazquez.com: Turner Publishing Company. Aug 11,  · "The Great Raid" has the look and feel of a good war movie you might see on cable late one night, perhaps starring Robert Mitchum, Robert Ryan or Lee eduevazquez.com has been made with the confidence that the story itself is the point, not the flashy graphics.3/4. The Great Raid () on IMDb: Plot summary, synopsis, and more Menu. Movies. At the time of the raid the camp held about prisoners. The film opens with the massacre of prisoners of war on Palawan by the Kempeitai, the Imperial Japanese military's secret police. With the help of Capt. Prince (James Franco), Mucci leads his men on a life-or-death raid against forces known for their savagery. The Great Raid was based on William B. Breuer's book The Great Raid on Cabanatuan: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor, and also stars Joseph Fiennes, Connie Nielsen, and Marton Csokas.5/5.