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The Resource Sorties into hell : the hidden war on Chichi Jima, Chester Hearn, (electronic book)

Sorties into hell : the hidden war on Chichi Jima, Chester Hearn, (electronic book)

Label
Sorties into hell : the hidden war on Chichi Jima
Title
Sorties into hell
Title remainder
the hidden war on Chichi Jima
Statement of responsibility
Chester Hearn
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In October 1946, Colonel Presley Rixey arrived by destroyer at Chichi Jima to repatriate 22,000 Japanese who had been bypassed during the war in the Pacific. While waiting for a Marine battalion to arrive, the colonel met daily with a Japanese commission assigned to assist him. When asked what had happened to American prisoners on the island, the Japanese hatched a story to hide the atrocities that they had committed. In truth, the downed flyers had been captured, executed, and eaten by certain senior Japanese officers. This is the story of the investigation, the cover-up, and the last hours o
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Hearn, Chester G
Dewey number
940.54/05/09528
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D804.J3
LC item number
H43 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Chichi Island (Japan)
Label
Sorties into hell : the hidden war on Chichi Jima, Chester Hearn, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-217) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC495060
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 226 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780275980818
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill., 1 map.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Sorties into hell : the hidden war on Chichi Jima, Chester Hearn, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [215]-217) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EBC495060
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xvi, 226 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9780275980818
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill., 1 map.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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