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REED, BILL WITH PEEKE, MITCH, - LOST SOULS OF THE RIVER KWAI.

Title: LOST SOULS OF THE RIVER KWAI.
Description: Pen and Sword, Barnsley, 2009, paperback, xx, 139pp, 16pp half tone photo ills., large format (9 x 6 inches approx.), coloured pictorial montage upper wrapper, story of a young man who found himself along with thousands of his comrades in the nightmare of Japanese captivity, and unlike so many the author lived to tell the tale of the hardships and horrors. He had arrived at Singapore in January 1942 as a member of 85th Anti-Tank battery, RA and had come under fire even as the transport was docking. Singapore fell about one month later leading to three and a half years of captvity before being liberated, the book goes on to describe how the experiences of those years have affected his life since.fine,

Keywords: war ww2 pow japan burma railway kwai

Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 41611

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