Taken captive : a Japanese POW’s story

ISBN: 0471142859, 9780471142850
OCLC Number: 33042721
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
Author: Shohei Ooka
Translator: Wayne P. Lammers
Language: en
Publisher: J. Wiley & Sons
Publication Place: New York
English Publication Date: 1996
Notes: Japanese title: Furyoki.
Related: A Pacific Basin Institute Book
Abstract: On January 25, 1945, Private Ooka Shohei of the Japanese Imperial Army was captured by American forces in the Philippines. Near death from starvation and acute malaria, he was nursed back to health by his captors and shipped off to a POW camp. Taken Captive is his powerful and poignant account of life as a prisoner of war.