The Resource Battle of Manila, Miguel Miranda., (ebook)

Battle of Manila, Miguel Miranda., (ebook)

Label
Battle of Manila
Title
Battle of Manila
Statement of responsibility
Miguel Miranda.
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Language
eng
Summary
Nearly four years of brutal Japanese occupation in WW2 has dimmed Manila's luster. The Philippine capital, surrounding an old Spanish fortress, was once a glittering jewel among America's overseas possessions. And now a vast Allied army led by the indomitable MacArthur is ready to take it back from the Japanese. It is a necessary mission and an urgent one for trapped within the old University of Santo Tomas are thousands of ailing prisoners: men and women, young and old, at risk of torture and death by their captors. But the token Japanese garrison has other ideas as desperate units of the Japanese navy dig in to fight to the death against the advancing Americans. Caught in this cruel vice are thousands of Filipinos still trapped in the metropolis, with no hope of escape. From the closing days of January until early March 1945, Manila is to endure the most bitter fighting in the Pacific theater, leaving it a charred wasteland littered with the bodies of the dead, soldier and civilian alike, the latter deliberately targeted by Japanese death squads. Such is the carnage and conquest of Manila
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Miranda, Miguel
Dewey number
940.542599
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
  • Philippines
Target audience
adult
Label
Battle of Manila, Miguel Miranda., (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781526729064
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12387515
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12387515
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Battle of Manila, Miguel Miranda., (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781526729064
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12387515
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12387515
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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