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The Forgotten Highlander: My Incredible Story of Survival During the War in…

Language:Chinese.Paperback. Pub Date: 2011-4-1 Pages: 312 Publisher: Little Brown Alistair Urquhart was a soldier in the Gordon Highlanderscaptured by the Japanese in Singapore He not only survived workingon the notorious Bridge on the River Kwai. but he was subsequentlytaken on. one of the Japanese hellships which was torpedoed.Nearly everyone else on board died and Urquhart spent 5 days aloneon a raft in the South China Sea before being rescued by a whalingship. He was taken to Japan and…

The Forgotten Highlander

Author : Alistair Urquhart  |  Pub Date : 2010-10-01  |  Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781628731507
ISBN 13 : 1628731508

Alistair Urquhart was a soldier in the Gordon Highlanders, captured by the Japanese in Singapore. Forced into manual labor as a POW, he survived 750 days in the jungle working as a..

The Forgotten Highlander

Author : Alistair Urquhart  |  Pub Date : 2010-03-04  |  Publisher : Little Brown GBR

ISBN 10 : IND:30000127003345
ISBN 13 :

Alistair Urquhart was a soldier in the Gordon Highlanders captured by the Japanese in Singapore. He not only survived working on the notorious Bridge on the River Kwai , but he was..

The Forgotten Highlander

Author : Alistair Urquhart  |  Pub Date : 2010  |  Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9781616081522
ISBN 13 : 161608152X

A Scottish solder tells of being captured by the Japanese, sentenced to slave labor in work camps, enduring days adrift at sea after the Japanese ship carrying him and hundreds of ..

Tomorrow You Die

Author : Andy Coogan  |  Pub Date : 2012-08-23  |  Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781780574585
ISBN 13 : 1780574584

Andy Coogan was born in Glasgow in 1917, the oldest child of poor Irish immigrants. He was tipped for Olympic glory, but a promising running career was interrupted by war service. ..

Survivor On The River Kwai

Author : Reg Twigg  |  Pub Date : 2013-05-23  |  Publisher : Penguin UK

ISBN 10 : 9780241965108
ISBN 13 : 0241965101

Survivor on the River Kwai is the heartbreaking story of Reg Twigg, one of the last men standing from a forgotten war. Called up in 1940, Reg expected to be fighting Germans. Inste..

Where The Hell Have You Been

Author : Tom Carver  |  Pub Date : 2013-08-22  |  Publisher : Short Books

ISBN 10 : 9781780720982
ISBN 13 : 178072098X

In November 1942, two nights after the Battle of El Alamein, a young British army officer was captured. As the Nazis deliberated about what to do with him, Richard Carver had parti..

Prisoner Of Japan

Author : Sir Harold Atcherley  |  Pub Date : 2013-04-19  |  Publisher : Memoirs Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781909304550
ISBN 13 : 1909304557

In the latter part of WW2, more than a ... million European and American soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese in Malaysia. They went on to suffer deprivation and brutality,..

438 Days

Author : Jonathan Franklin  |  Pub Date : 2015-11-17  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781501116315
ISBN 13 : 1501116312

“The best survival book in a decade” (Outside magazine), 438 Days is the true story of the fisherman who survived fourteen months in a small boat drifting seven thousand miles ..

The Railway Man

Author : Eric Lomax  |  Pub Date : 2009-10-06  |  Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781409087878
ISBN 13 : 1409087875

During the Second World War Eric Lomax was forced to work on the notorious Burma-Siam Railway and was tortured by the Japanese for making a crude radio. Left emotionally scarred an..

Machete Season

Author : Jean Hatzfeld  |  Pub Date : 2006-04-18  |  Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 1429923512
ISBN 13 : 9781429923514

In April-May 1994, 800,000 Rwandan Tutsis were massacred by their Hutu fellow citizens--about 10,000 a day, mostly being hacked to death by machete. In Machete Season, the veteran ..

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