Ray Parkin's Wartime Trilogy: Out of the Smoke/Into the Smother/The Sword and the Blossom

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Both the courage and the inhumanity displayed during wartime are chronicled in these three diaries penned by Ray Parkin, who served during World War II. Engaging narratives and pictures detail his experience on the "HMAS Perth in the Sunda Strait battle with the Japanese naval force that eventually sunk his ship. Also recounted are Parkin's 15 months as a prisoner of war, during which he helped construct the Burma-Siam railway. Details of his final 12 months of captivity in a crowded tramp steamer reveal the endurance of ...

Ray Parkin's Wartime Trilogy: Out of the Smoke/Into the Smother/The Sword and the Blossom 2003, Melbourne University

ISBN-13: 9780522850673

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Ray Parkin's Wartime Trilogy: Out of the Smoke; Into the Smother; The Sword and the Blossom 1999, Melbourne University

ISBN-13: 9780522848878

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