By Gordon L. Rottman

Learn the tale of 1 of worldwide struggle II's so much masterfully completed raids. at the southwest shore of Laguna de Bay, close to a village of a similar identify, stood the Los Banos Internment Camp. Held inside have been over 2,000 ravenous males, girls, and youngsters, guarded via 250 jap infantrymen, and surrounded by way of a number of thousand extra within the within reach countryside.

As the desparate conflict for Manila raged, it was once feared that the prisoners will be achieved or moved past the achieve of the releasing armies. in basic terms one hundred thirty Paratroopers may be spared for the rescue operation and this wonderful triumph of braveness and ideal timing within the face of overwhelming odds is rendered with riveting aspect during this new Raid identify. writer Gordon Rottman deals a bird's-eye-view from the origins of the clash throughout the making plans and execution of the raid and this in-depth research is subsidized by means of infrequent photos and gorgeous paintings by means of Johnny Shumate. A nail-biter from commencing to end.

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