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The Brave Japanese By Kenneth Harrison
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The Brave Japanese is the autobiographical account of an Australian who fought against the Japanese in the desperate struggle to save Malaysia. Ken Harrison’s experiences as a Prisoner of war... More > take the reader to the work camps of Singapore, to Thailand “Death Railway” and to the dockyards of Nagasaki. His journey culminates in a visit to the bomb-devastated Hiroshima long before the arrival of the occupation forces.< Less
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The Brave Japanese is the autobiographical account of an Australian who fought against the Japanese in the desperate struggle to save Malaysia. Ken Harrison’s experiences as a Prisoner of war... More > take the reader to the work camps of Singapore, to Thailand “Death Railway” and to the dockyards of Nagasaki. His journey culminates in a visit to the bomb-devastated Hiroshima long before the arrival of the occupation forces.< Less
Two Years of Tenko: Life as a sixteen year old in a Japanese Prisoner of War Camp By Elizabeth van Kampen, Cecil Lowry
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In 1941 Elizabeth van Kampen was a fourteen year old Dutch girl living with her parents on the island of Java. In January 1942, the Japanese invaded Java and her father was taken to an all male... More > internment camp. Elizabeth’s mother was now left alone to look after her daughters. Four months later the van Kampens were sent to a women’s internment camp where food was scarce to non existent. For the next two years they were subjected to unspeakable horrors and deprivations at the hands of a barbaric enemy. When the Japanese surrendered in August 1945, the Van Kampen family returned to Holland. Elizabeth was desperate to obtain news of her father and was devastated to learn that her father had died in the internment camp. In the year 2000 she visited Japan and despite her harrowing experiences, she harbours no lasting bitterness towards the Japanese. This is her story< Less
Prisoner Without A Crime By Jack Jennings
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Jack Jennings, a carpenter by trade, was called upon to use his skills in the most harrowing of circumstances. Captured by the Japanese at Singapore, he was forced to work in slave-like conditions on... More > the notorious Death Railway. He was fortunate enough to survive the horrors of working in the inhospitable jungles of Siam. This is his story, told in his words< Less
Flashback: Prisoner of War in the Philippines By T. Walter Middleton
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Walter Middleton survived more than three-and-a-half years of imprisonment by the Japanese. Starting with the Bataan Death March, followed by a China Sea crossing in the Hell Ships and finally being... More > liberated from a slave labor camp in Mukden, Manchuria - POW life as it happened to a buck private. hardback, 192 pages. World War II.< Less
The Secret Diary of a Prisoner in the Creative Writing Gulag By Mark Pritchard
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The diary of an unhappy novelist who must teach creative writing classes and workshops to survive. Only one person meets her high expectations -- her cold, severe, Japanese piano teacher, whom it... More > seems she can never please.< Less
The History of Camp Tracy: Japanese WWII POWs and the Future of Strategic Interrogation By Alexander Corbin
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The United States' Global War on Terrorism is in its sixth year with no end in sight. Intelligence-gathering is crucial to the successful prosecution of this struggle. These days, though, the mere... More > mentioning of detention and interrogation evokes scandalous and degrading images. So we have the dilemma of determining how the United States can successfully obtain necessary information from a foreign and hostile enemy without alienating its own citizenry and the international community. Part of the resolution to that dilemma may lie right here. In his graphic account of Camp Tracy, US Army Major Alexander D. Corbin looks back at a time when the United States fought and won against an enemy that was profoundly different from Americans in appearance, culture, and religion. His in-depth analysis illustrates many parallels between this past enemy and today's adversaries. It argues convincingly that the successful tactics and techniques of the past can still be applied today and in the future.< Less
The History of Camp Tracy: Japanese WWII POWs and the Future of Strategic Interrogation By Alexander Corbin
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The United States' Global War on Terrorism is in its sixth year with no end in sight. Intelligence-gathering is crucial to the successful prosecution of this struggle. These days, though, the mere... More > mentioning of detention and interrogation evokes scandalous and degrading images. So we have the dilemma of determining how the United States can successfully obtain necessary information from a foreign and hostile enemy without alienating its own citizenry and the international community. Part of the resolution to that dilemma may lie right here. In his graphic account of Camp Tracy, US Army Major Alexander D. Corbin looks back at a time when the United States fought and won against an enemy that was profoundly different from Americans in appearance, culture, and religion. His in-depth analysis illustrates many parallels between this past enemy and today's adversaries. It argues convincingly that the successful tactics and techniques of the past can still be applied today and in the future.< Less
In Appropriate: A novel of culture, kidnapping, and revenge in modern Japan By ARUDOU Debito
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Gary Schmidt, a small-town American boy, meets a Japanese girl in college and follows her to Japan to start a family. Little does he know that her conservative Japanese clan has hidden agendas and... More > secret intentions. Gary eventually realizes that he must escape their clutches – and convince his family to do the same before it’s too late! IN APPROPRIATE is a book about child abductions in Japan, where after a divorce, a non-Japanese man comes back to Japan to retrieve his children back to America. Although a work of fiction, it is an amalgam of several true stories of divorce and Left-Behind Parents in Japan.< Less
90 Days of Rice By R. Jackson Scott
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A riviting account of life as a Prisoner of war during World War II in a Japanese Concentration Camp. The author wishes to preserve the memory of this horrendous experience so others will not forget... More > the suffering that transpired to bring safety to the many.< Less