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Eve of a Hundred Midnights
- The Star-Crossed Love Story of Two WWII Correspondents and Their Epic Escape Across the Pacific
- By: Bill Lascher
- Narrated by: Danny Campbell
- Length: 12 hrs and 13 mins
On New Year's Eve, 1941, just three weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Japanese were bombing the Philippine capital of Manila, where journalists Mel and Annalee Jacoby had married just a month earlier. The couple had worked in China as members of a tight community of foreign correspondents with close ties to Chinese leaders; if captured by invading Japanese troops, they were certain to be executed. Racing to the docks just before midnight, they barely escaped on a freighter.
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