Description:Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Cloth boards. Top corner...Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Cloth boards. Top corner of front endpaper has been clipped, bottom corners mildly rounded. Illustrations, appendix, bibliography, index, 182 pp. (World War Two, prisonor of war narrative)
Description:Photos. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11"...Photos. Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. Sm4to from 9" to 11" Inscribed & SIGNED By Author x, 182 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the recto of the ffep, endpaper maps, glossy grey-white-light brown dj w/black lettering on the spine. The author a member of the 131st Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Battalion of the Texas National Guard. They were members of the "Lost Battalion." The book recounts the work of tens of thousands of Allied POW's who built the Burma-Thailand railroad through uncharted jungles as slave workers. The railroad was 265 miles in length. Before it was completed in 1943, more than 100, 000 of them had been killed or died of horrible diseases.
Description:Good. 1571684247 USED BOOK in good condition| No supplements|...Good. 1571684247 USED BOOK in good condition| No supplements| Normal wear to cover, edges, spine, corners, and pages | Writing / highlighting | Inventory stickers | Satisfaction guaranteed!
Description:First Edition hardcover signed and inscribed by the author. The...First Edition hardcover signed and inscribed by the author. The author's account of his three and one-half years as a POW under the heel of the Imperial Japanese Army. The POWs and Asian coolie laborers were forced to undergo inhuman mental and physical stress while constructing the 265 mile "Death Railway" through the jungles of Burma and Thailand. Illustrated with photos. 182 pages, appendix, bibliography, index. Dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. Standard Book Size.
Excellent first person revelation of the true story of the railroad and bridge built by P.O.W. (slave) labor of Japanese over River Kwai and throughout 250 miles of jungle in Burma during WWII. Beatings, starvation, jungle diseases and savage treatment aside, the British, Australian and American P.O.W.'s accomplished something by hand no one else had ever attempted. Written by professional journalist -- easy read, short book.
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