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The Resource Victory in defeat : the Wake Island defenders in captivity, 1941-1945, Gregory J.W. Urwin, (electronic book)

Victory in defeat : the Wake Island defenders in captivity, 1941-1945, Gregory J.W. Urwin, (electronic book)

Label
Victory in defeat : the Wake Island defenders in captivity, 1941-1945
Title
Victory in defeat
Title remainder
the Wake Island defenders in captivity, 1941-1945
Statement of responsibility
Gregory J.W. Urwin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Urwin, Gregory J. W.
Dewey number
940.54/7252092273
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.99.W3
LC item number
U79 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wake Island, Battle of, Wake Island, 1941
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • Wake Island
Label
Victory in defeat : the Wake Island defenders in captivity, 1941-1945, Gregory J.W. Urwin, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
"Issue in doubt" : the siege of Wake Island -- "The emperor has ... presented you with your lives" : the shock of capture -- "Very odd people indeed" : the first twenty-four hours in captivity -- "The Japanese continue to treat us with respect" : a deceptively gentle transition to POW life -- "A real hell ship" : from Wake Island to Yokohama on the Nitta Maru -- "Never had I felt so desolate or so weary" : from murder at sea to despair on land -- "The most painful days we spent in prison camp" : hitting bottom at Woosung -- "The Japanese Army ... will improve your conditions" : turning the corner at Woosung -- "Without Red Cross help ... we would never have pulled through" : the impact of outside aid -- "I thought they handled themselves reasonably well" : Japanese-POW relations at Woosung -- "You God damn Americans don't understand anything" : strains, outrages, and departures -- "This camp is the best one that the Japs have" : a new commandant and a new camp -- A hellacious damn deal till we finished" : pushed to the edge on Mount Fuji -- "Optimism ... is running high" : hope revives at Kiangwan -- "The pleasure of raising our flag over the enemy's homeland" : to Japan and liberation -- "98 US PW, 5-10-43" : the Wake Island diaspora, 1942-1945 -- "We had a bond there that's still going" : why so many came home
Control code
EBC665870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 478 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781612510040
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC665870
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL665870
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10454911
  • (CaONFJC)MIL304960
  • (OCoLC)707067954
Label
Victory in defeat : the Wake Island defenders in captivity, 1941-1945, Gregory J.W. Urwin, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
"Issue in doubt" : the siege of Wake Island -- "The emperor has ... presented you with your lives" : the shock of capture -- "Very odd people indeed" : the first twenty-four hours in captivity -- "The Japanese continue to treat us with respect" : a deceptively gentle transition to POW life -- "A real hell ship" : from Wake Island to Yokohama on the Nitta Maru -- "Never had I felt so desolate or so weary" : from murder at sea to despair on land -- "The most painful days we spent in prison camp" : hitting bottom at Woosung -- "The Japanese Army ... will improve your conditions" : turning the corner at Woosung -- "Without Red Cross help ... we would never have pulled through" : the impact of outside aid -- "I thought they handled themselves reasonably well" : Japanese-POW relations at Woosung -- "You God damn Americans don't understand anything" : strains, outrages, and departures -- "This camp is the best one that the Japs have" : a new commandant and a new camp -- A hellacious damn deal till we finished" : pushed to the edge on Mount Fuji -- "Optimism ... is running high" : hope revives at Kiangwan -- "The pleasure of raising our flag over the enemy's homeland" : to Japan and liberation -- "98 US PW, 5-10-43" : the Wake Island diaspora, 1942-1945 -- "We had a bond there that's still going" : why so many came home
Control code
EBC665870
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiv, 478 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Isbn
9781612510040
Other physical details
ill., maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC665870
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL665870
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10454911
  • (CaONFJC)MIL304960
  • (OCoLC)707067954

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