Cabanatuan


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Cabanatuan

 

a city in the Philippines, in the central part of the island of Luzon, in the province of Nueva Ecija, on the Pampanga River. Population, 95, 900 (1969). It is the commercial center of a rice-growing region on the Manila plain. This plain is known as the rice granary of the country. There are food-processing enterprises, primarily rice mills.

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As American forces were retaking the Philippines in January 1945, intelligence reports indicated that Japanese forces were going to execute the remaining prisoners of war being held at the Cabanatuan prison camp.
When more than 500 American soldiers are held captive at the notorious Cabanatuan Japanese POW camp, Lieutenant Colonel Henry Mucci (Benjamin Bratt) and the members of the 6th Ranger Battalion venture 30 miles behind enemy lines to orchestrate a daring rescue mission against all odds.
In his book Ghost Soldiers, Hampton Sides, a contributing editor for Outside magazine and author of Stomping Grounds, a book of stories about American subcultures, tells the story of the January 1945 American raid on the Japanese prisoner of war (POW) camp at Cabanatuan in the Philippines to rescue Allied prisoners.
prisoners of war as they struggled their tortuous way to their final destination -- Cabanatuan.
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7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor that drew the United States into World War II, was almost immediately sent to the Philippines, where he was soon captured by the Japanese and taken to the Cabanatuan Military Prison Camp.
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Didn't stay long, landed out of gas at Cabanatuan Field covered with barrels, wrecked plane.