Secret Letters from the Railway: The Remarkable Record of a Japanese POW

Secret Letters from the Railway The Remarkable Record of a Japanese POW Charles Steel took part in two military disasters the Fall of France and the Dunkirk Evacuation and the Fall of Singapore Shortly before the latter he married Louise Within days of being captured by

  • Title: Secret Letters from the Railway: The Remarkable Record of a Japanese POW
  • Author: Brian Best Charles Steel
  • ISBN: 9781844151189
  • Page: 206
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Charles Steel took part in two military disasters the Fall of France and the Dunkirk Evacuation, and the Fall of Singapore Shortly before the latter, he married Louise Within days of being captured by the Japanese, he began writing a weekly letter to his new bride as means of keeping in touch with her in his mind, for the Japanese forbade all writing of letters and diarCharles Steel took part in two military disasters the Fall of France and the Dunkirk Evacuation, and the Fall of Singapore Shortly before the latter, he married Louise Within days of being captured by the Japanese, he began writing a weekly letter to his new bride as means of keeping in touch with her in his mind, for the Japanese forbade all writing of letters and diaries By the time he was liberated 3 1 2 years later, he had written and hidden some 180 letters, to which were added a further twenty post liberation letters Past love letter, part diary these unique letters intended for Louise s eyes only describe the horror of working as a slave on the Burma Siam Railway and, in particular, the construction of the famous Bride over the River Kwai It is also an Uplifting account of how man can rise above adversity and even secretly get back at his captors by means of creative accounting Now, for the first time, we can share the appalling and inspiring experiences of this remarkable man.

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