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Bridging the gap between two wars
Title : Bridging the gap between two wars Bridging the gap between two wars
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Creator : Darwin, Kenneth Harold, 1920-
Source : D 7558(L) Bridging the gap between two wars : reminiscences of Ken Darwin
Date of creation : 1998
Format : Manuscript
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

Ken Darwin's reminiscences on his life written in 1998. This extract describes his experiences as a prisoner of war on the Burma Railway from November 1942 to March 1943, and his time at the '55 km.' camp where those prisoners too sick to work on the railway were sent.

Related names :

Darwin, Kenneth Harold, 1920-

Period : 1939-1945
Further reading :

Cochrane, Peter. Australians at War, Sydney: ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2001

Johnston, Mark Robert. At the front line : experiences of Australian soldiers in World War II, Cambridge ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1996

Macdougall, Anthony. Australians at war : a pictorial history, Nobel Park, Vic. : Five Mile Press, 2002

McCormack, Gavan and Nelson, Hank (eds). The Burma-Thailand railway : memory and history, St Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1993

Tamayama, Kazuo. Building the Burma-Thailand Railway : an epic of World War II 1942-43 : tales by Japanese Army engineers, Japan : The World War II Remembrance Group. 2004

Internet links :
Anzac Day Commemoration Committee (Queensland) See: History: World War 2

Australia at War

Australia's War 1939-1945 [Information Services Branch of the Office of the Board of Studies NSW for the Commonwealth Department of Veterans' Affairs]

Australian Army History Unit [Department of Defence]: See: History & Battles: History Index [several sections about World War Two]

Australians at War [Department of Veterans' Affairs]

Australian War Memorial See: Australians at War: Australian Military History Overview: Second World War 1939-1945

The World at War See: Articles: Australia's War



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