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To Sandakan: The Diaries of Charlie Johnstone, Prisoner of War 1942-45

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Today little evidence remains of the prisoners of war who once so desperately clung to life at the 8 Mile Camp at Sandakan in North Borneo. To Sandakan is Charlie Johnstone's story, most Of it told in the words of his own journal. It is not about great feats of arms or great deeds of heroism, but ordinary people caught up in a nightmare and about their extraordinary fortit ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published December 12th 1995 by Allen & Unwin Australia (first published September 1995)
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A book that brings a person back to earth. Everybody should read this book and look at look at life from a real POW.
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Christopher Henry Dawson (12 October 1889, Hay Castle – 25 May 1970, Budleigh Salterton) was a British independent scholar, who wrote many books on cultural history and Christendom. Christopher H. Dawson has been called "the greatest English-speaking Catholic historian of the twentieth century".
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