Guest of the Emperor, signed by the author, Lee K. Bergee and Frank O. Promnitz.
Octavo, 250pp. Red cloth, title in gilt on spine. Clean text. In publisher’s near fine dust jacket, price clipped, touch of shelf wear, but with bright illustrations. Signed on the front free endpaper: “‘May it never happen again.’ Best Wishes! L K Berg — Frank O. Promnitz.”
United States Marine, Frank O. Promnitz, fought in the battles of Bataan and Corregidor but was captured by the Japanese. He survived the Bataan Death March in 1942. He spent three years in various Japanese POW camps. He was liberated in Hitachi, Japan and returned to the United States. The author, Lee K. Bergee, also served in the Marines.