Captured : the Japanese internment of American civilians in the Philippines, 1941-1945 / Frances B. Cogan.
By: Cogan, Frances B.Material type: BookPublisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, c2000Description: xi, 357 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0820321176 (alk. paper); 9780820321172 (alk. paper).Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese | World War, 1939-1945 -- Concentration camps -- Philippines | Prisoners of war -- United States -- History -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 940.54/7252/09599
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 337-346) and index.
Pearl of the Orient: Manila and the prewar Philippines -- First dark days -- Meanwhile, on several islands not far away -- Inside the gate: the nature of the Japanese administration of the civilian internment camps -- The Japanese soldier's ration: food and health in civilian internment camps -- Hunger time: April 1943-February 1945 -- A roof over their heads: shelter in civilian internment camps -- Idle hands are the devil's playground: work in the camps -- Angels and tanks: rescue comes.
Cogan explores the daily life in the five major internment camps held by Japan during its occupation of the Philippines, in which more than five thousand American civilians were held between 1941 and 1945.