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Author Lukacs, John D.

Title Escape from Davao : the forgotten story of the most daring prison break of the Pacific war / John D. Lukacs.

Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2010.
Location Call No. Status
 Nichols Adult Nonfiction  940.547252 LUK    AVAILABLE
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Description xiii, 433 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-413) and index.
Contents Prologue -- Part I. War -- Ten pesos -- A long war -- The raid -- God help them -- Part II. Hell -- The hike -- Goodbye and good luck -- A rumor -- The Erie Maru -- A Christmas dream -- A big crowd -- The plan -- Cat-and-mouse -- Part III. Freedom -- A miracle -- Another gamble -- Unexplored -- Little time to rest -- A story that should be told -- Duty -- Greater love hath no man -- Legacies -- Conditional victory -- Epilogue.
Subject World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines -- Davao City.
Prisoner-of-war escapes -- Philippines -- Davao City -- History -- 20th century.
Escaped prisoners of war -- Biography.
Escaped prisoners of war -- Philippines -- Davao City -- Biography.
Davao City (Philippines) -- History, Military -- 20th century.
Philippines -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Underground movements -- Philippines.
Guerrillas -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century.
Soldiers -- Biography.
ISBN 9780743262781
0743262786
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