The Missing Years

Author(s): Stu Lloyd

Second Hand & Rare Books

This is the gripping story of Captain Hugh Pilkington's disastrous Malaya campaign in which he was shot by a Japanese sniper, became a PoW while hospitalised in Singapore, then with only one good arm was packed off to work on the Thai-Burma Death Railway.


Product Information

Introduction; Prologue: A World of Fever and Pain; Marching Orders; Coming, Ready or Not; Into the Firing Line; Bleeding Slaughterhouse; Flies and Filth; A Happy Interlude; Signing our Lives Away; A Garden Party of Sorts; Alive and Well; Sayonara Syonanto; Like Pigs to Market; Dying a Slow Death; A Program of Deliberate Murder; One Step Nearer Home; The Grim Circling of Vultures; South to Singapore Again; Waking up in Paradise; Doom and Gloom; Living Like Fighting Cocks; The Turning Point; Saved by the Bomb; Home at Last; Epilogue Sixty Years On; Bibliography; Index.

General Fields

  • : 9781877058776
  • : Rosenberg Publishing
  • : Rosenberg Publishing
  • : March 2009
  • : 250mm X 195mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Stu Lloyd
  • : Paperback
  • : 940.53
  • : 304
  • : 50 b/w photos & 3 maps