Ghost Soldiers: The Epic Account of World War II's Greatest Rescue Mission - Chapters 4 and 5 Summary & Analysis

Hampton Sides
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In Chapter 4 the Rangers continue to traverse difficult terrain until reaching Balincarin (refer to the map inside the back cover). There, they discover Balincarin has been recently subjected to a mass execution of about 100 citizens as reprisals for supporting anti-Japanese guerrilla activities. Even so, the citizens are happy to see the Americans and offer aid and support. The expedition rests at Balincarin as Mucci and Prince continue to plan the raid details. Mucci is very concerned about the lack of information regarding the camp's layout and facilities; Prince is much troubled by his feet. Both men are concerned about extensive movements of large groups of Japanese forces in the general area, and they learn that several large Japanese forces are camped close by Cabanatuan Camp, while a considerable Japanese force is inside the camp itself. The Rangers are then joined by Captain Juan...

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