In Enemy Hands - Personal Accounts of Those Taken Prisoner in World War II by Claire E. Swedberg

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A survivor of the Bataan Death March; a doctor held by the Japanese in Shanghai; an American journalist held in Stalag; a former Hitler Youth captured by the Americans; and a German girl taken by the Soviets in the aftermath of Germany's surrender. The experience of incarceration is brutal and demoralizing in its own right, yet it is so common that ex-POW organizations continue to thrive even in peacetime. These wide-ranging accounts, told in harrowing detail, reveal the everyday indignities, and at the same time, the heroism of those held in enemy hands during World War II, both in Europe and in the Pacific.
 

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Published January 1, 1997 by Stackpole Books.
Genres: History, War. Non-fiction
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