The Changi Book: Changi POW Camp

The Changi Book: Changi POW Camp

By: Edited by Lachlan Grant

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In the tradition of The Anzac Book comes this fascinating collection of accounts of life inside the notorious Changi prison camp. The camp is synonymous with suffering and hardship, and the Australian prisoner of-war experience in the Second World War. But the Changi story is also one of ingenuity, resourcefulness and survival. With cartoons, paintings, essays and photographs from POWs, The Changi Book provides a unique view of life in the camp: Medical innovation Machinery and tools made from spare parts and scrap Black markets Sports and gambling Entertainment A library and university Seventy years after its planned publication, material for The Changi Book was rediscovered in the Australian War Memorial archives and appears here for the first time along with insights from the Memorial's experts. About the Author: Lachlan Grant is a historian in the Military History Section at the Australian War Memorial. He has a PhD in history from Monash University and has published widely on Australian experiences of the Second World War in Europe, Asia and the Pacific, and on the prisonerof- war experience. Lachlan's first book, Australian soldiers in Asia-Pacific in WorldWar II , was published by NewSouth in 2014. He is also a Visiting Fellow at the Strategic and Defence Studies Centre at the Australian National University.

Title: The Changi Book: Changi POW Camp

Author Name: Edited by Lachlan Grant

Categories: World War II, Australian History, POW,

Publisher: Australia, New South Publishing: 2015

ISBN Number: 1742231616

ISBN Number 13: 9781742231617

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 24.5 x 20.8 x 3.4 cm

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: 002734