20 The Castaway’s War

In this episode we’re in the Pacific in 1943 looking at the exploits of Lieutenant Hugh Miller. After his ship the USS Strong is sunk he washes up on a Pacific island terribly injured. It’s is a remarkable story of survival, and a one man war against the Japanese after being sunk.

I’m joined by Stephen Harding.

Stephen is long time journalist specialising in military affairs, he’s written a number of books including the New York Times bestseller “The Last Battle”… His latest book is “The Castaway’s War” tells the story of Hugh Miller and the subsequent events of him after the sinking of the USS Strong.

The Castaway's War: One Man's Battle against Imperial Japan
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