Horyo: Memoirs of an American Pow

Horyo: Memoirs of an American Pow

by Richard Gordon
     
 
Gordon (a retired Army officer and former director of the Vermont Criminal Justice Council) recalls his experiences as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II. He recounts the Bataan Death March, and describes the conditions in camps such as O'Donnell, Cabanatuan, and Hiraoka on Mitsubishi. He also portrays his fellow prisoners, and considers their behavior

Overview

Gordon (a retired Army officer and former director of the Vermont Criminal Justice Council) recalls his experiences as a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II. He recounts the Bataan Death March, and describes the conditions in camps such as O'Donnell, Cabanatuan, and Hiraoka on Mitsubishi. He also portrays his fellow prisoners, and considers their behavior under extreme conditions. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557787811
Publisher:
Paragon House Publishers
Publication date:
09/01/1999
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.94(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Gordon enlisted in the US Army in August 1940 for duty in the Phillippines. On April 11, 1942, he was captured by the Japanese and remained a prisoner until September 4, 1945, when his camp was liberated by the British and Americans.

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