Seventy years ago today 441 prisoners of war (365 British and 76 American) starting a cross-country march from a prison in Rangoon, Burma. As Allied forces approached, the Japanese were intent on shipping their POWs to Japan. One of the POWs was my uncle who would gain his freedom three days later following seventeen months of enslavement.
In honor of the heroics of these men, my inspirational novel of an American Airman’s enslavement as a Japanese Prisoner of War begins a seven day Kindle 51% discount special at $1.99 (FREE for Kindle Unlimited). BREAKING LIBERATOR’S SHACKLES http://amazon.com/dp/B00UD6040C, masking history in fiction, provides an accounting of the crew of an American B-24 Bomber, tail number 273312, that went down in a Burma marsh in November of 1944.
What do others think of BREAKING LIBERATOR’S SHACKLES? The following are snippets from reader reviews published on Amazon for this work:
“…I can’t stress enough the stylistic correctness in how this story is told. Subtly and in simple language as such human drama should be told. Well done Terry. Keep writing these marvelous pieces of who we are.” Susan Ward
“This is an excellent story about being a POW in Rangoon. The accounts of day-to-day activities and the treatment of British and American POW’s is superb… …This story is an excellent companion to “Unbroken,” by Laura Hildebrand.” Jeff Dawson
“…Terry Wilson has a knack for writing war novels that keep the relationships of his characters in the forefront. Enjoyable read!” Melissa.
“This is a story of courage, of love and of healing, and I enjoyed it.” Diana Wilder.