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Prisoner of Japan

Sir Harold Atcherley

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Of the quarter of a million European and American soldiers who were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia, the Dutch East Indies and the Pacific most failed to survive.

The prisoners of the Japanese went on to suffer years of deprivation and brutality in the most appalling conditions. Sir Harold Atcherley was fortunate enough to be one of the survivors. Throughout his time as a prisoner, from the fall of Singapore on 15 February 1942 until 14 September 1945, he kept a diary, which he was able to bring home with him. This book is based on that diary, along with other diaries and official documents. The original diary can now be viewed at The Imperial War Museum, London.

He was fortunate enough to count among his friends and comrades the celebrated artist Ronald Searle, whose drawings have been used to illustrate his text; they give a far better impression of what life was like for a POW of the Japanese than mere words can, though neither words nor pictures could ever convey the appalling stench of disease and death on such a massive scale.

Prisoner of Japan
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  • 4,49 €
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Biography
  • Published: 19 April 2013
  • Publisher: Memoirs Publishing
  • Print Length: 503 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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