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The Resource Digger's story : surviving the Japanese POW camps was just the beginning, David Barrett ; Brian Robertson

Digger's story : surviving the Japanese POW camps was just the beginning, David Barrett ; Brian Robertson

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Digger's story : surviving the Japanese POW camps was just the beginning
Title
Digger's story
Title remainder
surviving the Japanese POW camps was just the beginning
Statement of responsibility
David Barrett ; Brian Robertson
Title variation
Diggers story
Title variation remainder
surviving the Japanese POW camps was just the beginning
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
David Digger Barrett was given his nickname at an early age by his father. It was prophetic: as an eighteen-year-old looking for fun and adventure, he enlisted as a private and served in World War II. After surviving the Malayan campaign, he would spend over three years as a Japanese prisoner of war. It would take Digger more than fifty years to rid his mind of the hate he had for the guards of the Imperial Japanese Army. His story of courage, mateship and survival takes him from the prison camps of Thailand and Burma to the fight for reparations for all Australian POWs of the Japanese
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Writing style
Biography type
individual biography
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10160703
Cataloging source
ANL
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Barrett, David
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Robertson, Brian
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True
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  • Barrett, David
  • Great Britain
  • Changi POW Camp (Changi, Singapore)
  • Burma-Siam Railway
  • Prisoners of war
  • Prisoners of war
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Prisoners of war
  • Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of
  • Soldiers' bodies, Disposition of
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
adult
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surviving the Japanese POW camps was just the beginning
Label
Digger's story : surviving the Japanese POW camps was just the beginning, David Barrett ; Brian Robertson
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000049014924
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 290 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781743007426
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map, facsims., ports.
Label
Digger's story : surviving the Japanese POW camps was just the beginning, David Barrett ; Brian Robertson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000049014924
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 290 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9781743007426
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill., map, facsims., ports.

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