They went through hell; some lived to tell.
- Far East Prisoners of War: Recommended Resources: Things to read and watch about this compelling time, place, and population.
- Moral Imagination, Mr. Lawrence: Lessons about humanity from Nagisa Oshima’s Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence.
- Bataan and Beyond: Recommended reading about World War II in the Pacific, based on the collection of the New York Society Library
- Watch That War: Films About POWs and the Pacific Theater
- Film Scores: Pacific POWs and Friends
- Tom Boardman’s Ukulele: One resilient POW and his beautiful handmade instrument.
- Peninsula, Then Ship: My visit to the U.S.S. Bataan and the meaning of its name.
- Reasons Alistair Urquhart Is Pissed Off: How the Pacific POWs disappeared from the war’s chessboard (and why you should read Ian W. Toll).
- Back to Your Knitting: Postwar Britain in wool, from a beautiful vintage book.