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Resolve : from the jungles of WWII Bataan, the epic story of a soldier, a flag, and a promise kept /

"On April 9, 1942, thousands of U.S. soldiers surrendered as the Philippines island of Luzon fell to the Japanese. A few hundred Americans placed their faith in their own hands and headed for the jungles... one of them was Clay Conner Jr. -- a twenty-three year-old Army Air Force communications... Full description

Main Author: Welch, Bob, 1954-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Berkley Caliber, 2012
Edition: First Edition.
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Contents: pt. 1. Paradise. The call : August 31, 1918 to November 1, 1941 -- The heritage : November 2, 1941 to November 26, 1941 -- The good life : November 27, 1941 to December 7, 1941 -- pt. 2. Peril. Paradise lost : December 8, 1941 to December 23, 1941 -- Leaving Manila : December 24, 1941 to January 1, 1942 -- The flag : January 2, 1942 to January 26, 1942 -- Beginning of the end : January 27, 1942 to March 30, 1942 -- The fall of Bataan : April 3, 1942 to April 9, 1942 -- Into the wild : April 10, 1942 to April 20, 1942 -- The enemies within : April 21, 1942 to September 1942 -- pt. 3. Purpose. Resistance : September 1942 -- Respite : October 1942 -- A new enemy : November 1942 -- Trust and deceit : November 10, 1942 to December 23, 1942 -- Hope and betrayal : December 24, 1942 to February 8, 1943 -- The hunted : February 1943 to March 1943 -- pt. 4. Perseverance. Growing numb : May 1943 -- Blind faith : June 1943 to September 1943 -- Building bridges : October 1943 -- Liberty and justice : November 1943 to December 1943 -- Desperate measures : January 1944 to February 1944 -- Pledge of allegiance : March 1944 to May 1944 -- The showdown : June 1944 to September 1944 -- Stars on their wings : September 21, 1944 to December 25, 1944 -- The return : January 9, 1945 to January 28, 1945 -- pt. 5. Peace. Presentation of the colors : January 29, 1945 to February 2, 1945 -- Unfinished business : February 2, 1945 to February 9, 1945 -- Home : February 10, 1945 to April 9, 1945.
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