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Felton, Mark, - THE FINAL BETRAYAL - Mountbatten, MacArthur and the Tragedy of Japanese POWS.

Pen and Sword, Barnsley, 2010, 1st edn., 192pp, 8pp half tone photo ills., black cloth lettered in gilt at spine, coloured pictorial montage dustwrapper, an examination of General Douglas MacArthur's command to delay the liberation of Japanese occupied territories until he had received their formal surrender on 2nd September, against the protests of Vice Admiral Mountbatten, a policy that would mean the death of hundreds of sick and starving British and Commonwealth POW's while US POW's were being liberated freely in the Philippines, and the destruction of vast quantities of documentary evidence of war crimes, all to try to sideline any British presence in Asia, fine in a fine dustwrapper,
GBP 10.50 [Appr.: EURO 12.25 US$ 13.87 | JPą 1575] Book number 41476

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