An Immortal Touch of The Death Railway and the River Kwai Bridge -In Remembrance of Blood and Tears, A Grim Episode of World War II - Kanchanaburi, Thailand

By: No Author / J P

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------------softcover, about 8 x 11.5 inches, a Near Fine copy, 60 pages, b&w photos throughout, ---"In June 1942, 61,000 British, Australian, American, New Zealand, Danish and Dutch POWs as well as an estimated 200,000 labourers from India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Burma and Thailand were put to work by the Japanese Imperial Army to construct a railway line 415 km long to link Kanchanaburi to the Japanese Base Camp in Thanbyuzayat in Burma, thus ensuring a direct line from Singapore through Malaya ans Thailand to link up with the railway network in Burma. Apart from supplying their bases in Burma, the Japanese had also planned to use the railway to launch an attack on India"---, contents include: Introduction; The Need for the railway; The Thai-Burma Railway; The Bridge on the River Kwai; "A": Force Begin Work on the Railway; Dunlop Force, Thailand; The cutting and the pack of cards bridge; The long march of "F" Force; "H" Force, Infamous Conditions and Cholera, Thailand; The Burma and Thailand lines join; Asian Labour; The Thai-Burma Railroad and Beyond (text of a talk by Fred Selker to the Kwai Railway Memorial at their 1997 Annual General Meeting ); Cemeteries; The Great Movies -The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: An Immortal Touch of The Death Railway and the River Kwai Bridge -In Remembrance of Blood and Tears, A Grim Episode of World War II - Kanchanaburi, Thailand

Author Name: No Author / J P

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Military History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: No Place of Publication, No Place: No Publisher, No Date (circa 1995 ), 1st Edition, First Printing: 1995

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 150222

Keywords: An Immortal Touch of The Death Railway and the River Kwai Bridge -In Remembrance of Blood and Tears, A Grim Episode of World War II - Kanchanaburi, Thailand