Arthur Bancroft's Arthur's War PDF

By Arthur Bancroft

ISBN-10: 0670073466

ISBN-13: 9780670073467

In November 1940, Arthur Bancroft kissed his sweetheart, Mirla, so long and signed up with the Royal Australian military to visit struggle. He used to be nineteen years previous. Arthur's struggle is the intense tale of his ordeal, and his survival. Arthur made a behavior of dishonest loss of life at the ill-fated HMAS Perth, which used to be sunk throughout the conflict of the Sunda Strait; as a prisoner of struggle at the infamous BurmaThailand Railway, the place it really is acknowledged a guy died for each sleeper laid; and miraculously surviving a moment shipwreck that left him misplaced at sea, clinging to mess, for 6 days. whereas a POW he risked his lifestyles to maintain a mystery diary written on paper scraps with stolen pencils recording the suffering and comradeship of existence at the railway, which hasn't ever earlier than been released. opposed to all odds Arthur made it again to Australia and to Mirla, who by no means misplaced desire for his eventual go back all these years he was once misplaced at battle. His tale is a narrative for all Australians: an enthralling saga of braveness, mateship, survival and love.

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