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The War Diaries of Weary Dunlop. Java and the Burma-Thailand Railway 1942-1945. [Penguin edition].

DUNLOP, E.E. [Lt. Col. "Weary" Dunlop],

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Wheathampstead, S.I., Penguin Books, 1990. Small stout 8°. Original limp glazed and coloured wrappers. Covertitle in bold white type with a large captioned portrait at tail. Publ. notice and advert. on lower outer cover. (xxviii), 476pp. Numerous captioned monochrome illustrations on 28 photo-jplates, for the greater part facsims. after original drawings, incl. portraits of P.O.X., workers on the Burma-Thailand railway, facsims. after documents and diary notes, cartoons of notorious japanese camp guards and commanders, tables in text featuring name-lists of allied P.O.W. in labour camps, japanese camp staff members, etc. , foreword, preface and introduction, full-page rail track-map, postscript, appendices (Rolls of Honour, numbers of P.O.W. fallen ill, numbers of those who perished, food rations), index. ["Penguin Books", Series]. Diary as kept by, then, Lt. Col. "Weary" Dunlop, meticulously kept from the beginning of his captivity by the Japanese on Java, transport to Burma, stay in japanese slavelabour camps on the Burma-Thailand Railroad. His meticulous obervations of Prison-camp life are still of great value. The author was a commanding officer and surgeon who saved numerous lives of p.o.w. Covers Bandoeng, Tjimahi, Batavia, Singapore, Lonyu, Hintok Mountain March 1943, Tarsau, Chungkai and Nakom Patom. Appendices supply information on (:) New Diet Scheme, Chungkai 31 January 1944, Australian paptients admitted to author's working-camp Hospital June 1942 to October 1943, Extract from Chungkai Hospital Bulletin. Author died in 1994 and received a State-funeral. PAPERBACK edition. Good to very good copy. Bookseller Inventory # 55610

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