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Survivor on the River Kwai: the incredible story of life on the Burma Railway

Survivor on the River Kwai: the incredible story of life on the Burma Railway

Twigg, Reg, author

A young British soldier is caught up in the worst defeat in the history of the British Army, the fall of Singapore. Reg Twigg spends the next three years in hell, building the Burma Railway for the Japanese. Beaten, tortured, starving and forced to watch his comrades die, Reg fights for his survival

Hardback, Book. English.
Published London: Viking, 2013
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Reg Twigg
ISBN: 0241965101, 0670922773, 9780241965108, 9780670922772
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: xiv, 317 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), map (black and white) ; 24 cm
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.; Twigg, Reg.; Warfare and Defence.; World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, British.