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By Arthur Bancroft

ISBN-10: 0670073466

ISBN-13: 9780670073467

In November 1940, Arthur Bancroft kissed his sweetheart, Mirla, so long and signed up with the Royal Australian army to visit conflict. He used to be nineteen years outdated. Arthur's warfare is the intense tale of his ordeal, and his survival. Arthur made a behavior of dishonest demise at the ill-fated HMAS Perth, which used to be sunk in the course of the conflict of the Sunda Strait; as a prisoner of conflict at the infamous BurmaThailand Railway, the place it's stated a guy died for each sleeper laid; and miraculously surviving a moment shipwreck that left him misplaced at sea, clinging to mess, for 6 days. whereas a POW he risked his lifestyles to maintain a mystery diary written on paper scraps with stolen pencils recording the soreness and comradeship of existence at the railway, which hasn't ever sooner than been released. opposed to all odds Arthur made it again to Australia and to Mirla, who by no means misplaced desire for his eventual go back all these years he was once misplaced at conflict. His tale is a narrative for all Australians: a charming saga of braveness, mateship, survival and love.

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