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Description - The Fallen by Marc Landas

An eye-opening account of horrifying war crimes that went unpunished In occupied Japan, a routine investigation by American authorities led to the shocking discovery that 39 American POWs had been beheaded. Eight others, survivors of an American bomber shot down in 1945, had suffered an even worse fate at the hands of Japanese scientists. As guinea pigs in Japan's biological warfare program, they had been infected with biological agents and undergone vivisection. These atrocities were compounded when U.S. authorities essentially released the convicted perpetrators for political gain. The Fallen tells this appalling and all-but-forgotten tale of science, justice, and military power at their worst in excruciating yet riveting detail. Marc Landas (New York, NY) is a freelance writer who has written for numerous Internet and print publications, including foxnews.com and The Source. He is currently working on a novel.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471421191
ISBN-10: 0471421197
Format: Hardback
(242mm x 168mm x 23mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Marc Landas

MARC LANDAS is a freelance writer who has written for numerous Internet and print publications, including FOXNews.com and The Source. He has contributed extensively to various urban market magazines as a political reporter and book reviewer. Landas is currently writing a history of professional tennis. He lives in New York.