A Doctor's WarBook - 2005
After the end of the Second World War, Australia's Directorate of War Graves Serivces uncovered an extraordinary document hidden in a bottle buried in a grave in Singapore. It was a summary of the secret diary of Dr. Rowley Richards, a POW and medical officer on the notorious Burma-Siam (Thailand) Railway. Richards, was just 23 when war broke out, and in a series of diaries he recorded the everyday brutality of the POW camps and also the courage, humour and mateship of his comrades....
Publisher: Pymble N.S.W. : HarperCollins, 2005.
Branch Call Number: 940.547 RIC
Characteristics: 332 p., 16 p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps, ports. ; 24 cm.