Philippine Diary, 1939-1945
This is a personal account by a member of General MacArthur's staff of the Japanese invasion of the Philippines in World War II, the fall of Bataan and Corregidor, his own capture by the enemy and his imprisonment in a POW camp, and the conditions at the camp. The author also describes his escape and work with the guerrilla forces and his participation in the recapture of Corregidor in February 1945.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
MacArthur Prepares the Philippines for War
War Comes to the Philippines
Corregidors Baptism of Fire
15 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
Acenas ack-ack aircraft ammunition arrived artillery asked attack barges barracks barrio Bataan battery beach Bob and Paul bombs Braly burst Cabanatuan Cabcaben camp cannon carabao Cateel Chick coffee patch Colonel colony column commander Conzelman Corregidor Cy Crews dark Davao Davao City Dick Sutherland enemy equipment escape feet Fertig fight Filipino fire force guards guerrilla guns headquarters Hozumi hundred yards island Japanese Japs Johnny Johnny King jungle land later Leyte Lingayen Lingayen Gulf Luzon MacArthur Malinta Hill Manila Bay McCoy McLeish miles Mindanao minutes Moore morning moved Navy night officers operation patrol Philippine Army PT boats radio regiments replied reports rice rifle road Rock Sarangani Bay Scout sentry shells ship soldiers staff Station Steve stopped Stubby surrender swamp thousand tion told took trail troops tunnel units USAFFE USAFFE headquarters USAFFE's Victor Wainwright waited walked watched weeks