Conduct Under Fire: Four American Doctors and Their Fight for Life as Prisoners of the Japanese
Publisher: Random House (Audio)
Date: May 2005
Duration: 10 hours 7 minutes
A gripping chronicle of courage in captivity, of sacrifice and survival, "Conduct Under Fire" recounts the fierce, bloody battles of Bataan and Corregidor through the eyes of the author's father and three fellow navy doctors taken prisoner by the Japanese in 1942. During their three and a half years of imprisonment, the doctors struggled daily against disease and starvation, fighting for their own lives as well as the lives of their fellow prisoners. Based on extensive interviews with American, British, Australian, and Japanese veterans, as well as diaries, letters, and war crimes testimony, "Conduct Under Fire" is an unforgettable account of bravery and ingenuity, one that reveals the long shadow the war cast on the lives of those who fought it.