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Life on the Death Railway: the memoirs of a British prisoner of war

Life on the Death Railway: the memoirs of a British prisoner of war

Young, Stuart, author; Pollard, A. J., editor

As a young man Stuart Young endured the horrors of the Japanese prisoner-of-war camps and survived. Later in life, in graphic detail, he recorded the experience - the dreadful conditions, the brutal treatment, the sickness and starvation, the merciless routine of forced labour. Yet he also recorded the comradeship among the prisoners, their compassion and strength, and the pastimes and entertainments that helped them to come through an ordeal that is hard to imagine today. This book tells his story

Book. English.
Published Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Military, 2013
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Statement of responsibility: Stuart Young ; edited by Tony Pollard
ISBN: 184884820X, 9781848848207
Note: Includes index.
Physical Description: xlv, 155 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 24 cm
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.; Young, Stuart Imprisonment.; Warfare and Defence.; World War, 1939-1945 Personal narratives, British.