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Author Stahl, Bob, 1920-2003.

Title Fugitives : evading and escaping the Japanese / Bob Stahl
Published Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 143 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Fugitives; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Maps; Preface; Introduction; Prologue; 1. Manila; 2. Masbate; 3. Evacuation; 4. Back to the Mine; 5. Panay; 6. Mindanao; 7. Into the Jungle; 8. Preparing to Sail; 9. To Australia; 10. Brisbane; Epilogue; Appendix: War Department Letter; Further Reading
Summary "When the Japanese Imperial Forces invaded the Philippine Islands at the onset of World War II, they quickly rounded up Allied citizens on Luzon and imprisoned them as enemy aliens. These captured civilians were treated inhumanely from the start, and news of the atrocities committed by the enemy soon spread to the more remote islands to the south. Hearing this, many of the expatriates living there refused to surrender as their islands were occupied. Fugitives, based on the memoir of Jordan A. Hamner, tells the true story of a young civilian mining engineer trapped on the islands during the J
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-143)
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Hamner, Jordan A.
Escapes -- Philippines -- History -- 20th century.
Mining engineers -- United States -- Biography.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Philippines.
Genre/Form Biography.
Personal narratives
Sea stories.
War fiction.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2001004663
ISBN 0813138450 (electronic bk.)
081317080X (electronic bk.)
9780813138459 (electronic bk.)
9780813170800 (electronic bk.)