Chronicles the daring mission of the elite U.S. Army Sixth Ranger Battalion to slip behind enemy lines in the Phillipines and rescue the 513 American and British POWs who had spent over three years in a hellish, Japanese-run camp near ...
Author: Hampton Sides
Publisher: Doubleday Books
Chronicles the daring mission of the elite U.S. Army Sixth Ranger Battalion to slip behind enemy lines in the Phillipines and rescue the 513 American and British POWs who had spent over three years in a hellish, Japanese-run camp near Cabanatuan. 100,000 first printing.
Harrowing, poignant, and inspiring, Ghost Soldiers is the mesmerizing story of a remarkable mission. It is also a testament to the human spirit, an account of enormous bravery and self-sacrifice amid the most trying conditions.
Author: Hampton Sides
Publisher: Perfection Learning
On January 28, 1945, 121 hand-selected U.S. troops slipped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Their mission was to march 30 miles to rescue 513 POWs in a concentration camp. Among the POWs were the last survivors of the Bataan Death March.
GHOST SOLDIERS : THE FORGOTTEN EPIC STORY OF WORLD WAR II'S MOST DRAMATIC MISSION REVIEWED BY MAJOR Gary P. Corn2 And still we have the faith — faith in your might In each bright weapon in the far - flung fight And in the blood of weary ...
Ghost Soldiers : The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission . By Hampton Sides . New York : Doubleday , 2001 . 342 pages . $ 24.95 . Reviewed by Steve R. Waddell , author of U.S. Army Logistics : The Normandy ...
Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission, Hampton Sides, 2001 In January 1945, a small group of American Rangers marched 30 miles behind enemy lines in the Philippines to rescue 500 American and ...
Author: John Charles
Category: Literary Criticism
"Great reads for busy people." This is a guide to help busy people find great reads in fiction and non-fiction. Filled with recommendations of popular, entertaining reading, this book covers mystery and suspense, romance, womenas fiction and chick lit, westerns, science fiction, such nonfiction topics as animals, art, biography, memoirs, business, true crime, and more. Plus, each entry includes a summary of the book, its significance, and a critique/observation/comment.
See NSDAP German Naval History : A Guide to the Literature , 283 German occupation , 15 , 43 , 79 , 82 , 83 , 226 , 227 , 228 , Ghost Soldiers : The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission , 220 Ghosts of the ETO ...
Author: Patricia Hachten Wee
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
This comprehensive volume provides a wealth of information with annotated listings of more than 3,500 titles—a broad sampling of books on the war years 1939-1945. Includes both fiction and nonfiction works about all aspects of the war. Professional resources for educators aligned to the educational standards for social studies; technical references; periodicals and electronic resources; a directory of WWII museums, memorials, and other institutions; and topics for exploration complement this excellent library and classroom resource.
Pearson, Judith, The Wolves at the Door: The True Story ofAmerica's Greatest Female Spy (Guilford, ... Sides, Hampton, Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission (New York: Doubleday), 2001.
THE POPE'S SOLDIERS : A Military History of the Modern Vatican , David Alvarez , University Press of Kansas , Lawrence ... Might I also suggest “ Ghost Soldiers : The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission ” by ...
Ghost Soldiers : The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission . Hampton Sides . Doubleday , 1540 Broadway , New York , NY 10036 ( 800-7260600 ) . 342 pages . $ 24.95 . ICE Resource Wars : The New Landscape of Global ...
Sides, Hampton. Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission. New York: Doubleday, 2007. Wrynn, V. Dennis. “American Prisoners ofWar: Massacre at Palawan.” World War IIMaga- zine, November 1997. 18.
Author: Paul M. Edwards
This is a collection of 21 accounts of people and events that illuminate the strange adventures, mysterious circumstances, extreme behaviors and forgotten tragedies of World War II. Ranging from a look at Adolf Hitler’s “children factory,” to the smuggling of gold bullion from the besieged island of Corregidor, to those who flew with the Chinese Air Force against Japan years before the more famous Flying Tigers, these accounts provide insight into the larger scope of the war.