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"In just five months, from the airstrikes on Pearl Harbor to the fall of Corregidor, the Empire of Japan took prisoner more than 140,000 Allied servicemen and 130,000 civilians from a dozen different countries. In the ensuing chaos, all of them had to find a way to live -- or die -- in hundreds...

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Main Author: Kovner, Sarah (Sarah C.), 1973- (Author)
Corporate Author: JSTOR
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2020.
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505 0 |a Introduction: A history both familiar and strange -- From avatar of modernization to outlaw nation -- Singapore: a world gone topsy turvy -- The Philippines: commonwealth of hell -- A war of words -- Korea: life and death in a model camp -- Captivity on the home front -- Endings and beginnings -- Undue process -- Prisoners of history: renegotiating the Geneva Conventions in the wake of war -- Conclusion: Never again, and again. 
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