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Life Under the Japs is the story of Rev. John J. Dugan, S.J., a military chaplain taken as a Japanese prisoner of war in the Philippines after the fall of Bataan in April 1942. His ordeal is relayed through a series of interviews conducted by William de Lue and originally published in the Boston Globe in April 1945. This publication was edited by Joseph P. Duffy, S.J.

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Jesuits, New England Province of the Society of Jesus, Military Chaplains, World War II, John J. Dugan S.J., Bataan, prisoners of war


History | Military History | Missions and World Christianity


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Life Under the Japs: Stories from a Prisoner-of-War Camp