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Death Railway - Thailand By James Menges
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The Burma-Thailand railroad, across the famous Bridge over the River Kwai, and through the mountains of Kanchanburi Thailand. Includes images of Hellfire Pass and Kanchanaburi Cemetery where Allied... More > POWs are buried that died building the railroad.< Less
Canadian Missionary POW on the Death Railway By Ann Louise Smith
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The story of Walter G. Anderson M.D., a Canadian missionary doctor stationed in India, who was taken prisoner by the Japanese early in World War Two. The book tells his story in first person journal... More > entries and letters as well as documents and photographs that bring his experiences to life.< Less
Norn Lup? - A Journey of Railways, Roads and Wats By Rachel Beswetherick
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In memory of prisoners of war from WWII, siblings Rachel and Luke embarked on a 325km walk from Ban Pong to Sangkhla Buri in Thailand. Shadowing the footsteps of the F Force's treacherous forced... More > march during the construction of the infamous Death Railway, and guided only by simple, and sometimes out of date, maps and curious locals, Rachel and Luke took whatever route was necessary. They walked along the still existing section of Death Railway, climbed dam walls, meandered along roads into remote villages and climbed the mountainous terrain of the Thai jungle. Along the way they were terrorised by dogs, constantly asked 'Where you going?' and spent their nights in wats, one even in a cave, experiencing first hand the kindness of the Thai people. Newly married, adventurous Rachel leaves her husband behind to venture out into the world with her brother. As she battles with the reality of her past, present and future, this expedition will not only be a test of endurance and strength but of relationships as well.< Less
War to the Death By Richard F Jones
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Gerald Ray has written a novel containing details of the atrocities committed by "The Sons of Tyranny", during the Spanish civil war. Now he is on their death list. Caroline Carson is a TV... More > reporter investigating the bombings at Madrid's railway station. Their meeting and mutual attraction leads them to a trail of intrigue and drama involving Al-Qaeda in the Basque country.< Less
The Death of Arkie Baker By Chuck Buckner
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Arkie Baker was a bully, even in grade school; Wonnie Robbins was his chief target. Through grade school, high school, and into the steaming jungles of Southeast Asia their hatred of each other grew... More > and grew until it was ready to explode. Wonnie had been beaten so many times by Arkie, that he planned to kill him. However, Wonnie's plans seldom went as he wanted them to go. This tale takes a long wild ride, with more twists and turns than the Norfolk Southern Railway that winds its way through this small southern town. Be amazed and spellbound as you look into the thoughts of these two characters, in the final days before the dramatic and surprising conclusion.< Less
Tales From Four Towns - Death, Destruction, Crime and Notable News from 19th Century Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. By Paul Robinson
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This unique compendium is based on more than two hundred nineteenth century news stories and gives a fascinating glimpse into the Black Country at its industrial peak. From short news snippets to... More > longer articles, the stories range from sad to amusing to truly shocking. The stories include all manner of crime, from petty theft to brutal murder, along with accidents and disasters in and around the canals, railways, collieries, factories, streets and homes of the area. Further articles tell of the diseases that afflicted the towns, how they were spread and eventually controlled. Unlike some general interest local history books, precise sources are quoted for every article. The book also includes a handy list of almost five hundred surnames, streets and businesses mentioned in the text, to assist those who wish to engage in further research. Please note that many of the stories are unsuitable for children.< Less
Tales from Four Towns - Death, Destruction, Crime and Notable News from 19th Century Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. By Paul Robinson
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This unique compendium is based on more than two hundred nineteenth century news stories and gives a fascinating glimpse into the Black Country at its industrial peak. From short news snippets to... More > longer articles, the stories range from sad to amusing to truly shocking. The stories include all manner of crime, from petty theft to brutal murder, along with accidents and disasters in and around the canals, railways, collieries, factories, streets and homes of the area. Further articles tell of the diseases that afflicted the towns, how they were spread and eventually controlled. Unlike some general interest local history books, precise sources are quoted for every article. The book also includes a handy list of almost five hundred surnames, streets and businesses mentioned in the text, to assist those who wish to engage in further research. Please note that many of the stories are unsuitable for children.< Less
Tales From Four Towns - Death, Destruction, Crime and Notable News From 19th Century Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich and Wolverhampton. By Paul Robinson
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This unique compendium is based on more than two hundred nineteenth century news stories and gives a fascinating glimpse into the Black Country at its industrial peak. From short news snippets to... More > longer articles, the stories range from sad to amusing to truly shocking. The stories include all manner of crime, from petty theft to brutal murder, along with accidents and disasters in and around the canals, railways, collieries, factories, streets and homes of the area. Further articles tell of the diseases that afflicted the towns, how they were spread and eventually controlled. Unlike some general interest local history books, precise sources are quoted for every article. The book also includes a handy list of almost five hundred surnames, streets and businesses mentioned in the text, to assist those who wish to engage in further research. Please note that many of the stories are unsuitable for children.< Less
Prisoner Without A Crime By Jack Jennings
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Jack Jennings, a carpenter by trade, was called upon to use his skills in the most harrowing of circumstances. Captured by the Japanese at Singapore, he was forced to work in slave-like conditions on... More > the notorious Death Railway. He was fortunate enough to survive the horrors of working in the inhospitable jungles of Siam. This is his story, told in his words< Less
Thailand Railroad - Kanchanaburi By James Menges
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The Burma-Thailand railroad, across the famous Bridge over the River Kwai, and through the mountains of Kanchanburi Thailand.

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