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Title Surviving a Japanese internment camp : life and liberation at Santo Tomás, Manila, in World War II / Rupert Wilkinson.
Author Wilkinson, Rupert.
Publication Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
Copyright date ©2014
Description xi, 234 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Call # 940.5472 W
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-228) and index.
Summary "Interned as a small boy with his mother and older sister, the author shows the many ways in which Manila's Santo Tomás prison camp internees handled imprisonment--and their liberation afterwards"-- Provided by publisher.
Contents War clouds over Eden -- Internment -- A porous prison -- Dorms, shanties, and sex -- "Cheer up! everything's going to be lousy" -- Child's play -- Power: the Japanese -- Power: the internees -- Hunger -- Threat vs. hope -- "They're here!" -- Aftermath -- Significance.
Subject Wilkinson, Rupert.
Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines)
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.
Prisoners of war -- Japan -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Santo Tomas Internment Camp (Manila, Philippines)
ISBN 0786465700 (paperback) :
9780786465705 (paperback) :

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