Bataan Diary

Somebody Gives A Damn!

Dr. Paul Ashton

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Revisiting on the 50th Anniversary

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Dr. Paul Ashton (Adjutant of General Wainwright's Philippine Division - Medical Regiment and Assistant Bataan Force Surgeon) wrote two books about his and other's experiences in the Philippines during World War II, so that future generations will know the truth and won't forget the horrors of war.
Bataan Diary

Bataan Diary

Dr. Ashton discusses his work with the Phillipine Army setting up the original M.A.S.H.-type units. He tells of his capture by the Japanese and his years in Bilibid Prison. Read an entire chapter, Sasaki in this web site. And please visit the Reviews page.
Somebody Gives A Damn

And Somebody Gives A Damn!

Eyewitness accounts by the Author, fellow P.O.W.'s, Soldiers, and Medical personnel detailing the years before, during, and after the Japanese occupation.

Dr. Ashton

Dr. Paul Ashton

About Dr. Ashton during and after the war, his service medals, and a word from Dr. Ashton about American attitudes toward the war.
Mrs. Ashton

About Yvonne Ashton

Mrs. Ashton was an Ensign in the U.S. Navy. She talks about letters from Dr. Ashton during the war.

20th Anniversary

Revisiting on the 20th Anniversary

In 1962 the Ashton family visits Manilla and meets President Macapagel.
50th Anniversary

Revisiting on the 50th Anniversary

Dr. and Mrs. Ashton and Paul Jr. tour the prison and other sites.

1999 Paul Ashton, M.D.
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