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Guests of the Emperor: The Secret History of Japan's Mukden POW Camp

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The one unresolved issue of the Pacific War is the treatment of our prisoners of war, during and after World War II, both by the Japanese and by our own government. Never before in our military history have so many Americans, military and civilian, been taken captive by an enemy at one time. It was a triumph for the Japanese, and an embarrassment to our own government. Ove ...more
Hardcover, 147 pages
Published June 15th 2010 by US Naval Institute Press (first published June 1st 2010)
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Barbara Lovejoy
Mar 29, 2013 Barbara Lovejoy rated it really liked it
One of the ladies at my monthly tertulia recommended this book. I had not heard of it, but the subject caught my interest. The events--tragedies of war--in this book were new to me. Yet, it is an important part of our history I need and want to know.
Rachel Willis
Apr 06, 2013 Rachel Willis rated it liked it
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The history presented in this book is important and needs to be known, but the writing is biased and boring. I plan to search out better accounts of the experience of American POWs at Mukden.
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