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, eastern troops methodically took over the U.S. Marine shield posts at Peiping and Tientsin, inflicting either to give up. Imprisoned first at Woosung after which at Kiangwan in China, the boys have been pressured to laboriously build a duplicate of Mount Fujiyama. It quickly grew to become obvious that their mountain was once for use as a rifle variety. In 1945 the writer used to be between these transferred to the coal mining camp at Uteshinai in Japan. mentioned listed below are descriptions of the dwelling and dealing stipulations on the criminal camps in China, the remedy of yank prisoners through their eastern captors, and the way the POWs have been in a position to carry themselves together.

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On December eight, 1941, jap troops methodically took over the U. S. Marine protect 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 duplicate of Mount Fujiyama. It quickly grew to become obvious that their mountain used to be for use as a rifle variety.

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