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Not Forgotten recounts the final days leading up to the Pacific Theatre Of Operations, a Rescue At Dawn military liberation release of Japanese civilian prisoners of war.

Military Veteran Author, Japanese Civilian POW Camp Rescue, Internment Camp Narrative

The title of his novel has multiple meanings; first, that the successful rescue of the internees by U.S. paratroopers is "Not Forgotten"; second, the hardships experienced by the civilian prisoners are \"Not Forgotten\"; lastly, American civilians and soldiers in the future who may become prisoners of war should remember that even in the darkest of times they too are "Not Forgotten."

The novel has been a work of passion for Gregory Hall. The desire to write the novel dates back to 1976 when the author was stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. His father, like many World War II veterans, rarely talked about the war. The author took advantage of being in an airborne division and began researching his father\'s airborne unit. It became evident to him that the heroic exploits of U.S. paratroopers in the Pacific Theatre of Operations were overshadowed by their brother paratroopers in the European Theatre of Operations.

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