[Read] ➵ The Great Raid: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor Author William B. Breuer – Dolove.info

The Great Raid: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor Before General Douglas MacArthur Could Fulfill His Stirring Promise Of I Shall Return And Re Take The Philippines From Japanese Control, A Remarkable Rescue Mission Would Have To Take Place Captured American Soldiers Had Been Held At The Notorious Cabanatuan Prison Camp For Than Months Emaciated And Ill From Brutal Mistreatment, A Mere POWs Remained From The , Strong Force That MacArthur Had Been Ordered To Abandon On February , On The Morning Of January A Small Band Of Army Rangers Set Out On An Audacious And Daring Rescue Effort To Penetrate Miles Into Japanese Controlled Territory, Storm The Camp, And Escape With The POWs, Carrying Them If NecessaryWilliam B Breuer Recounts In Searing, Meticulous Detailbased Largely On Interviews With Survivorsthe Hellish Battles Of Bataan And Corregidor The Horrors Of The Bataan Death March And The Harrowing Efforts Of Guerilla Fighters A Classic Of Its Kind, The Great Raid Tells The Full Story Of This Episode With A Breadth And Depth Of Detail That Goes Far Beyond Other Accounts Including Hampton Sides S Best Selling Ghost Soldiers The Great Raid Is A Thrilling True Life Adventure Story And An Inspiring Testament O American Heroism And Grit And As Retired Four Star General Barry McCaffrey Asserts In His Introduction, The Great Raid Is An Important Book For Our Current Military And Political Leaders To Read


10 thoughts on “The Great Raid: Rescuing the Doomed Ghosts of Bataan and Corregidor

  1. says:

    Although not as amazing as Band of Brothers Stephen Ambrose , this book still has its own greatness Yes, I think one or two years ago, there was a movie released that was based on this book there s Benjamin Bratt, Joseph Fiennes in it , but the movie really sucked.Anyway, this is compulsory fo


  2. says:

    I was browsing Netflix and saw a movie called The Great Raid starring James Franco, Benjamin Bratt, and others I saw what the movie was about and thought This should be a great movie It wasn t.The story, however, was I ran to the library and listened to The Great Raid It wasn t the best writing ever, bu


  3. says:

    A detailed and well documented account of events leading up to the mission and of te rescue I always learn so much about our history from reading accounts such as this one I gave it four stars because it is a little dry and filled with references from individuals involved Not that the references make it bad, they


  4. says:

    The Great Raid, based on books by William Breuer and Hampton SidesThis film has a promising tagline and a few superlatives for the real story on which the screenplay is based the most daring rescue mission of our time , after the worst defeat in the history of American interventions and a cast with appreciated actors and a


  5. says:

    One of my great grandfather s was rescued in the raid on Cabanatuan I never got the chance to meet him, but through this book I learned a lot about the character of the men who fought to save him and hundreds of other mistreated, starved, abused POWs From the Alamo Scouts to the Army Rangers to the Philippine Guerrillas, each and ev


  6. says:

    This is a great story and tells of the forgotten POW s in world war II, For three years over 500 prisoners waited for their government to not only remember them but to put together the rescue to save them from the horrors of war.


  7. says:

    I enjoyed listening to this moving story of human endurance Somewhere around halfway it dawned on me that I may have listened to, or read, this story several years ago and didn t mind at all, since it is a pretty good story.


  8. says:

    Interesting book


  9. says:

    This book had special meaning as an aunt was held as a civilian POW at Bilbao prison with survivors of the death march.


  10. says:

    If you are a fan of military history read this book This true story is about the greatest generation s bravery, ingenuity, and courage in the rescuing of POW s held captive in the Philippines during World War II The way in which the rescue operation was organized and executed is still used as the model for current special forces teams around the world Not only does this book talk a


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