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Prisoner of War: A Novel of World War II

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Prisoner of War: A Novel of World War II

PRISONER OF WAR is based on a true story of a fifteen-year-old boy who left a horrible home situation to join the Marines.  The day he was discovered to be underage and sent home, the Japanese attacked the Philippine’s. When the U.S. Forces surrendered, young Henry Forest is forced to survive in a Japanese Prison Camp.
 
In the camps, he finds the best and worst of humanity. He survives brutal torture, disease and the loss of friends. Before the end of the war he is shipped off to Japan and placed in forced labor at a steel mill. Will Henry survive the hardship of life as a prisoner? Or will he make the ultimate sacrifice.

Prisoner of War: A Novel of World War II
by Michael P. Spradlin

  • Publication Date: June 27, 2017
  • Genres: Fiction, Military
  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Scholastic Press
  • ISBN-10: 054585783X
  • ISBN-13: 9780545857833