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The forgotten Highlander: my incredible story of survival during the war in the Far East

The forgotten Highlander: my incredible story of survival during the war in the Far East

Urquhart, Alistair, 1919-

This is the extraordinary and moving tale by an ex-POW and last surviving member of the Gordon Highlanders regiment that was captured by the Japanese in Singapore

Paperback, Book. English.
Published London: Abacus, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Alistair Urquhart
ISBN: 0349122571, 0748115102, 9780349122571, 9780748115105
Note: Originally published: London: Little, Brown, 2010.
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: 312 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm.
Subject: Warfare and Defence.; World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, British.; Great Britain. Army. Gordon Highlanders History.; Urquhart, Alistair, 1919-; World War, 1939-1945 Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.

Author note

Alistair Urquhart is in his nineties (and is the last surviving member of the Scottish regiment the Gordon Highlanders) and teaches computer skills to OAPs in Scotland

Reviews

A book you must read
DAILY MAIL||Riveting, powerful, moving
OBSERVER||A remarkable memoir
FINANCIAL TIMES