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The Stragglers by E.J. Kahn Jr.

The Stragglers

by E.J. Kahn Jr.

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This book, first published in 1962, recounts all known cases of holdouts, or stragglers, from the Imperial Japanese army on islands in the Pacific following the end of World War II. With their empire defeated, this book is a gripping account told from the survivors' perspective, detailing the stragglers' struggle for survival as they turned to theft, pillage-and even cannibalism.… (more)

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