BANZAI, YOU BASTARDS!.
Souvenir Press, London, 1991, 1st edn. UK, [xvi], 264pp, 36pp half tone photo ills., 4 half tone photo ills in text, unpaginated 85pp appendices, [iii] blank, coloured endpapers, black cloth lettered in metallic red at spine, decorative head and tail bands, photo pictorial dustwrapper, an account of the author's experiences during WW2, as a signaller attached to 155th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, Lanarkshire Yeomanry, he relates his passage to India and then after further training to Malaya, of the Japanese invasion and falling back to Singapore, of the fall of Singapore and imprisonment at Changi before being shipped to Taiwan where the POW's were forced to work in a mine at Kinkaseki, of the appalling conditions and treatment until liberation in late 1945, with numerous references, particularly to the camp records of the Senior Allied Officer Colonel Crossley and the dairy of Major Wheeler, and appendices of Orders of Battle, Nomianl Camp rolls, etc., very sl. cocked, edges tanned, dustwrapper: rubbed with very sl. loss at tips, nick at head of spine, very good in a very good dustwrapper,
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Keywords: war ww2 pow far east japan taiwan kinkaseki