Prisoner of the Turnip Heads

Author(s): George Wright-Nooth

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Police officer George Wright-Nooth spent four years incarcerated in the Japanese Military Internment Camp at Stanley. Extracts from the diary he kept, miraculously never discovered by his imprisoners, and accounts from fellow prisoners, make up much of this tale of human endurance.


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An unforgiving account of unbearable atrocities at the hands of the Japanese in the last war. Launch title in the new military history paperback collection

George Wright-Nooth CPM QPM was born in Kenya in 1917 where his father was an army officer. In 1938 he trained at the Metropolitan Police College in Hendon before being posted to Hong Kong. When the Japanese invaded Hong Kong in 1941 he was imprisoned at Stanley for four years. After the war he was awarded the Colonial Police Medal for Gallantry.

General Fields

  • : 9780304352340
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Cassell military
  • : 0.297
  • : July 1999
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 25mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : George Wright-Nooth
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : 940.547252092
  • : 288
  • : 16