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Tears in the Darkness: The Story of the Bataan Death March and Its Aftermath

By: Michael Norman, Elizabeth Norman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: June 2009

Seller ID: 48103

ISBN: 0374272603

Condition: Used - Good


For the first four months of 1942, U.S., Filipino, and Japanese soldiers fought what was America's first major land battle of World War II, the battle for the tiny Philippine peninsula of Bataan. It ended with the surrender of 76,000 Filipinos and Americans, the single largest defeat in American military history. The defeat, though, was only the beginning, as Michael and Elizabeth M. Norman make dramatically clear in this powerfully original book. From then until the Japanese surrendered in August 1945, the prisoners of war suffered an ordeal of unparalleled cruelty and savagery: forty-one... View more info