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Hitler's Digger Slaves: Caught in the Web of Axis Labour Camps

By: Alex Barnett

Price: $24.95  $19.95

Publisher: Australia, Australian Military History Publications: 2001

Seller ID: 004322

ISBN: 1876439734

Condition: New


Serving with the AIF in North Africa the author became a POW in Italy. The rebellious Aussies earned a bad reputation and were badly treated. He was later forced into a labour camp. View more info

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Auschwitz - The Nazi Solution: An Illustrated History and Guide

By: Andrew Rawson

Price: $29.95

Publisher: UK, Pen and Sword: 2015

Seller ID: 9781473827981

ISBN: 1473827981

Condition: New


The camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau were an important part of the Nazis' final solution to the Jewish question. Over one million people were murdered in its gas chambers and tens of thousands of prisoners were worked to death in the nearby sub-camps. Others were held in the quarantine area before they were deported to work in the Third Reich. This is the story of the development of Auschwitz from a Polish prison camp into a concentration camp, and a thorough account of the building of Birkenau and the gas chambers, which grew into industrial killing machines. Rawson relates what life was like for... View more info

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The Changi Book: Changi POW Camp

By: Edited by Lachlan Grant

Price: $59.95

Publisher: Australia, New South Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: 002734

ISBN: 1742231616

Condition: New


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 Sevent... View more info

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Changi Photographer: George Aspinall's Record of Captivity [used book][out of print] *** OUT OF STOCK ***

By: George Aspinall and Tim Bowden

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, ABC Enterprises: 1985

Seller ID: 002261

ISBN: 0642975590

Condition: Good


Even before he became a prisoner-of-war of the Japanese in Singapore in 1942, George Aspinall was nicknamed 'Changi' Aspinall by his 2/30th Battalion mates. At lights-out time in Birdwood Camp, George was invariably 'down at Changi Village' helping to process photographs he and his friends had taken of their new and exotic tropical surroundings. After captivity that hobby became a private obsession that saw George not only taking secret photographs in the Changi area, but up on the appalling Thai/Burma Railway. He not only took photographs at great personal risk, but actually processed them... View more info

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Patchwork of War [used book] [hard to get]

By: John Mitchell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Australia, Cranbrook Press: 1984

Inscription: Best Wishes Peter, (signed by the Author) on front

Seller ID: 0959059806

ISBN: 0959059806

Condition: Very Good


Book is in very good condition. It is signed by the Author on the front endpaper with an inscription 'Best Wishes Peter'. The dust jacket is only in fair condition, sunfaded, rubbed with a few small open tears along to top edge and at the spine. Patchwork of War. This is not a novel nor a straight autobiography but rather one man's impressions and recountings of various actions during World War II. John E. Macefield Mitchell, who obtained the rank of Lieutenant Commander, was either at, or closely associated with, the Fall of Tobruk, the Invasion of Europe at Normandy on D-Day, the Rhin... View more info