Jims Journey Leilani Allen Magnino

ISBN: 9781555716264

Published: December 3rd 2005

Hardcover

352 pages


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Jims Journey  by  Leilani Allen Magnino

Jims Journey by Leilani Allen Magnino
December 3rd 2005 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 352 pages | ISBN: 9781555716264 | 8.55 Mb

Jims Journey tells the story of carpenter Jim Allen and those events in hislife that prepared him to endure and survive 1,354 days of imprisonmentafter his capture by the Imperial Japanese Navy in December 1941. Allenbecame one of the many guestsMoreJims Journey tells the story of carpenter Jim Allen and those events in hislife that prepared him to endure and survive 1,354 days of imprisonmentafter his capture by the Imperial Japanese Navy in December 1941. Allenbecame one of the many guests of Emperor Hirohito on 23 December 1941,after helping the Battery E Marines of the Wake Island garrison hold off theJapanese Navy for sixteen tense and embattled days.

Held in Japanese POWcamps in China, Korea, and Japan, he survived to see the brutal war and hispersonal nightmare finally end, only to come home one of the many forgottencivilian heroes suffering from a variety of hidden diseases. It would be along thirty-seven years before the United States government would officiallyrecognize Jim Allen and other eligible civilian POWs for their monumentalefforts in the defense of Wake Island.Jims Journey is a story of an ordinary American doing extraordinary thingsin defense of his country.



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