Raid on Cabanatuan by F. B. Johnson

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Published by Thousand Autumns Press in Las Vegas, Nev .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Philippines.

Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Search and rescue operations -- Philippines.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementForrest Bryant Johnson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD810.S45 P64 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 314 p., [38] p. of plates :
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2070576M
ISBN 100929032012
LC Control Number88090156

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