Abandoned on Bataan: One Man's Story of Survival
by Oliver "Red" Allen
"So, foolish or brave, we displayed the American flag on Christmas Day, 1943. We hung it up in the barracks and sang patriotic songs and carols and had a wonderfully good feeling."
"Of course, it wasn't long before the Japanese came and took it away. The white rat had squealed. No particular punishment was meted out. I guess they thought taking the flag was enough. It was."