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At times reading this book, I got so into the book, I forgot where I was.
These brave men were part of our greatest generation, and Hornfischer's book is a fitting tribute to their service and sacrifice.
I congratulate Mr Hornfischer on an excellent book, an excellent job of research and a most complete account.
Very well written and researched. Tells about the horrors that our prisoners had to face at the hands of the Japanese in WWII building the rail road in Burma. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Kindle Customer
My heart goes out to the survivors, their families and the families of those who did not return. May there be an end to war and the atrocities.Published 2 days ago by Richard Geil
There are several authors where I will just by the book because of the author. James Hornfisher is one of those. Read morePublished 4 days ago by M. Peters
I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. It brought to life some very brave men who had to withstand and over come some of most evil of men.Published 11 days ago by John Skeffington
Hornfuscher brings the crew of Houston back to life, telling their stories with compassion. Combining the interviews of survivors with historical records yields a major... Read morePublished 12 days ago by James C. Nicholas
Great account of the trials and tribulations of the surviving crewmembers. A must read for all - especially current and former Navy personnel.Published 14 days ago by Amazon Customer
I force my self to read always a book till the end. This is so bad,and so long and boring.
I am so stupid, to keep reading thinking is going get better. but not!!!! Read more
A great read on the Story of the USS Houston and its crew and their ultimate struggles and survival until the end of the war.Published 15 days ago by RXCOJD
Very good insightful book about survival, psychological warfare and how inhumane war can be. Never forget the USS Houston and its crew.Published 16 days ago by L Masuda