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Surviving the Sword

Brian Macarthur

Surviving the Sword

Prisoners of the Japanese in the Far East, 1942-45

by Brian Macarthur

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Published by Random House Trade Paperbacks .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: World,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Asia - General,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Asia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages512
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8021123M
    ISBN 100812974816
    ISBN 109780812974812

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    Surviving the sword: prisoners of the Japanese, [Brian MacArthur] -- This is a narrative history of the Japanese prisoner-of-war experience. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Surviving the Sword gives voice to these tens of thousands of Allied POWs and offers us a powerful reminder of the terror and deprivations of war and the resilience of the human spirit. In this important book, Brian MacArthur draws on the diaries of American, British, Dutch, and Australian Fepows (Far Eastern prisoners of war), some of whose recollections are published here for the first time.


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Based on the contemporary diaries of more than prisoners, diaries kept in secret, some of them buried and re-buried after each entry made, SURVIVING THE SWORD reconstructs a world of contradictions, a world in which cruelty was matched by compassion, infighting by camaraderie, people hurting each other by people helping each other, ignorance by by: 3.

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