River Kwai Railway: The Story of the Burma-Siam Railroad

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As rivers go there is nothing particular about the River Kwai. It is known less for its physical characteristics than for its association with the monumental struggle that took place along its eastern bank in 1942 and 1943 as a third of a million men strove to build a railway linking Thailand to Burma. What gave this railroad its gruesome notoriety was not its uniqueness as an engineering achievement, remarkable feat though it was, but the ruthless determination of its architects to have it completed on time, however ...

River Kwai Railway: The Story of the Burma-Siam Railroad 2005, Conway Maritime Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844860210

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River Kwai Railway: The Story of the Burma-Siam Railroad 1992, Potomac Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780080373447

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