"Knox pulls no punched in naming names and in placing the blame, as the saw it for America's Greatest Military Debacle." Edgar. D. Whitcomb, Gov. of Indian, 1969-73, Author of Escape From Corregidor
| The Emperor's
A World War II Prisoner of the Japanese Speaks Out
"Using parts from a B-17 that had previously crashed ... and from the depleted supply of parts available, we were able to put the crippled B-17 ..back in service ..we were ordered to load it with the personal belongings of General (Douglas) MacArthur, his family , and the other 18 people in his party. We filled that plane with footlockers, creates of clothing and fur coats, pipe tobacco, several Straight back chairs and two particularly heavy mattresses."
Ralph M. Knox in The Emperor's Angry Guest,
JUST PUBLISHED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MAY 1999
Hardcover, 272 pages Illustrated Bibliography,Index
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Knox corrects historians such as William Manchester, about MacArthur's escape from the Philippines.
He demands that the U.S. government assist its POWs in receiving compensation for their slave labor Japanese prison camps.
"The Emperor's Angry Guest" ... is a chilling reminder that war is man's most
"...a moving and vivid account of one man's fight for survival as a prisoner war in a Japanese camp during World War II."
Lee H. Hamilton
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