Behind the Barbed Wire: Memoir of a World War II U.S. Marine by Chester M. Biggs Jr.

By Chester M. Biggs Jr.

On December eight, 1941, jap troops methodically took over the U.S. Marine defend posts at Peiping and Tientsin, inflicting either to give up. Imprisoned first at Woosung after which at Kiangwan in China, the lads have been compelled to laboriously build a reproduction of Mount Fujiyama. It quickly turned obvious that their mountain used to be for use as a rifle variety. In 1945 the writer was once between these transferred to the coal mining camp at Uteshinai in Japan. acknowledged listed below are descriptions of the residing and dealing stipulations on the legal camps in China, the remedy of yankee prisoners via their jap captors, and the way the POWs have been capable of carry themselves together.

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