Told in the voices of the soldiers, doctors, and nurses who were the untested but valiant defenders of Corregidor, the tiny island fortress of Generals Macarthur and Wainwright; Corregidor is the remarkable history of forty American and Filipino survivors. Before Pearl Harbor, American servicemen in the Philippines led a life of colonial ease. But from December 1941 to May 1942, defeated and humiliated by the Japanese and deceived by Washington, they fought and dies to buy America some desperately needed time to regroup and respond to the Japanese onslaught in the Pacific.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Hutchinson, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091464900
Book Description Hutchinson, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110091464900