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Prisoners of War: From Gallipoli to Korea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Viking: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR158

ISBN: 0670903086

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1370gms, 599 pages, grey/blue endpapers. In this book, Patsy Adam-Smith uses dozens of interviews with former POWs to repaint the image to show the strength and courage of Australians taken prisoner in World War I, World War II and the Korean War. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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I Was Hitler's Reluctant Guest

By: Ahronson, Ellis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ourimbah, Australia, BookBound Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUK12

ISBN: 1876231351

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 225gms, 246 pages. I was Hitler's reluctant guest tells the story of how the author and others coped with both the lighter and more tragic moments while being prisoners of war in Nazi Germany during World War 2. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, front cover slightly curled, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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Cowra: Teruhiko Asada's First-Person Account of 'The Night of a Thousand Suicides'

By: Asada, Teruhiko

Price: $10.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Angus & Robertson Publishers: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO34

ISBN: 0207151830

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 100gms, 125 pages. Early in the morning of August 5, 1944, a thousand Japanese POWs launched a desperate charge at the machine-gun posts and barbed wire surrounding their compound at Cowra, NSW. The break-out was doomed to fail with 230 men killed and more than 350 injured in what must be seen as a mass suicide attempt. This book addresses the question - why did it happen - through Teruhiko Asada's compelling first person account. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Laughing Gunner and Selected War Stories

By: Bingham, Geoffrey C.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Blackwood, SA, Australia, Troubadour Press Inc.: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO186

ISBN: 1875653023

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 376gms, 319 pages. These short war stories, mainly of action in the Malayan campaign of World War II and of the Japanese Prison Camps, vividly depict the lives of soldiers under the stress of action, and those those subjected to the remoreseless grindstone of captivity and lingering death. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Changi Photographer: George Aspinall's Record of Captivity

By: Bowden, Tim

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Sun Books: 1989

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: WARTWO133

ISBN: 0725105801

Condition: Good


Softcover, first thus, 412gms, 144 pages. George Aspinall took secret photographs in the Changi area, and of the appalling Thai/Burma railway at great personal risk and processing them on the spot using smuggled chemicals. The ingenuity and resourcefulness of this teenage Australian private soldier have resulted in a unique visual diary of captivity. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page. External corners are bumped, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Song of Survival

By: Colijn, Helen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Headline Book Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOUSA20

ISBN: 0747257965

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 150gms, 280 pages. Song of Survival is an account of the true story which inspired the motion picture 'Paradise Road', starring Glenn Close, Frances McDormand, Pauline Collins, Cate Blanchett, Jennifer Ehle, Julianna Maguilies. Song of Survival is Helen Colijn's riveting account of her experiences as a prisoner of the Japanese in South-East Asia during the Second World War. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, some suffing to lettering on the cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. View more info

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P.O.W.

By: Garrett, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, David & Charles (Publishers) Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WAR162

ISBN: 0715379860

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 656gms, 240 pages, blank endpapers. Richard Garrett tells the story of the POWs from the days of the Hundred Years War to the more recent Vietnam conflict. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Captives: Australian Army Nurses in Japanese Prison Camps

By: Kenny, Catherine

Price: $30.00

Publisher: St Lucia, Australia, University of Queensland Press: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO209

ISBN: 0702219266

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 184gms, 173 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Horror in the East (From the Acclaimed BBC TV Series)

By: Rees, Laurence

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, BBC Worldwide Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO142

ISBN: 0563534265

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 488gms, 160 pages, white endpapers. This book focuses on the atrocities committed by Japanese soldiers in World War II. In this incisive but accessible study, Laurence Rees confronts one of the most dramatic and important historical questions of the 20th century - why did Japanese soldiers commit such monstrous acts of violence against Chinese civilians and allied prisoners of war? Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good cond... View more info

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Prisoner of War: Voices From Captivity During the Second World War

By: Rollings, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Ebury Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO216

ISBN: 0091910072

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 678gms, 392 pages, map endpapers. Rich with incident and emotion, Prisoner of War is a compelling look at the lives of extraordinary individuals behind the wire, told in the words of those who were there. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Escapes and Incursions: Sabah 1942-45

By: Smith, Kevin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Armidale, NSW, Australia, K. R. & H. Smith: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO102

ISBN: 0646457055

Condition: Fair


Softcover, first edition, 782gms, 392 pages. This book tells in close detail the stories of the perilous adventures and dreadful ordeals of 90 attempted escapes, some successful, by desperate Australian prisoners of war in Borneo 1942 - 1945. Book is in fair condition with moderate age-related general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Book shows some minor water damage to the wraps and some of the pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. This is a reading copy only. View more info

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Escape, Evasion and Revenge: The True Story of a German-Jewish RAF Pilot Who Bombed Berlin and Became a POW

By: Stevens, Marc H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, England, Pen & Sword Books Ltd: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO217

ISBN: 184884106X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 578gms, 223 pages, white endpapers. This is the story of a heavily conflicted young man, alone in a world that is in the midst of destruction. He is afforded an opportunity to help his persecuted people obtain a small measure of revenge. It is at once a sad yet uplifting tale of thankless and unheralded heroism. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other... View more info

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Heroes At Sea: Identifies 1800 Australian Prisoners of War and Internees Lost at Sea in World War II

By: Wall, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mona Vale, Australia, D. Wall: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO177

ISBN: 0646035789

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 440gms, 191 pages. This book identifies 1,800 POWs and internees lost at sea while being transported to Japan during World War II. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Slaves of the Son of Heaven: A Personal Account of an Australian POW 1942-1945

By: Whitecross, Roy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: East Roseville, Australia, Kangaroo Press Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARTWO44

ISBN: 0731807707

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 350gms, 262 pages. Roy Whitecross served as a Private in the 8th Division AIF from 1941 to 1945; a journey that saw him incarcerated as a Japanese POW first in Malaya, then Burma, Thailand and Japan. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, some creasing to the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info