The Codebreaker and the POW
October 12, 2019
The Codebreaker and the POW: A Family Legacy of WWII
National Museum of the American Sailor, 2531 Sheridan Road, Great Lakes IL 60088
In 1942, LT Charles Baugh became a Navy codebreaker while his father, Richmond Baugh, endured 2.5 years in a Japanese POW camp. In this gripping family saga, L. Sue Baugh recounts the suffering of the Philippine people during the Japanese occupation, the heroic work of military and civilian codebreakers, and the brutal combat it took to liberate the Philippine Islands.