Behind the Fence: Life as a POW in Japan 1942 - 1945: The Diaries of Les Chater ---a Signed copy ( P.O.W. / Prisoner of War / WWII )

By: Chater, Les (signed) with Elizabeth Hamid

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------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, small smudge on fore edge of text block, signed by Chater, released simulatneously with the hardcover edition, illustrated with b&w photos, 288 pages, ink name and date on front endpaper, ---Chater was captured by the Japanese in April 1942 and remained a prisoner until July 1945. His secret diaries were ultimately presented as evidence in the Tokyo War Crimes trials. ----contents include: Foreword By Hamid; Introduction; The First Diary, 27 April 1942 to 7 July 1943 ( Semplak; From Java to Japan By Boat, a Deadly Voyage; Mitsushima Camp ); The Second Diary, 8 July 1943 to 13 January 1944; The Third Diary, 15 January 1944 to 8 October 1945 ( Kanose Camp ); Afterword; Appendices ( List of British POWs; List of American P.O.W.s; List of STC Prisoners of War; Tokyo War Crimes Trial ); Glossary & Abbreviations , any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Behind the Fence: Life as a POW in Japan 1942 - 1945: The Diaries of Les Chater ---a Signed copy ( P.O.W. / Prisoner of War / WWII )

Author Name: Chater, Les (signed) with Elizabeth Hamid

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: St. Catharines, ON., St. Catharines, Ontario: Vanwell Publishing, 2001, 1st (softcover) Edition, First Printing: 2001

ISBN Number: 1551250861

ISBN Number 13: 9781551250861

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 143975

Keywords: P.O.W. / Prisoner of War