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Prisoners of War Books & Ephemera

The Changi Brownlow

The Changi Brownlow

by Perry, Roland

Sydney: Hachette Australia. 2010. Very Good copy. Minor creases to front cover. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 376 pages. The story of the 6 teams of Changi prisoners who played their own Aussie rules football competition culminating in 'Victoria' versus the 'Rest of Australia' with the Changi Brownlow winner declared before the final game. . 1st Edition. Trade Paperback.
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AU$13.00
HELLFIRE The Story of Australia, Japan and the Prisoners of War.

HELLFIRE The Story of Australia, Japan and the Prisoners of War.

by Forbes, Cameron

Sydney: MacMillan. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 2005. First Edition. Hardcover. 1405036508 . illustrated with maps and photographic plates, fine copy in very good dustjacket. For months during 1943 there was no night in Hellfire Pass. By the light of flares, carbide lamps and bamboo fires, men near naked and skeletal cut a passage through stone to make way for a railway. Among these men were some of the 22,000 Australian soldiers taken prisoner by the Japanese during World War II. In camps... Read more
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AU$20.00
Life and Death in Civil War Prisons The Parallel Torments of Corporal John Wesley Minnich, C.S.A. and Sergeant Warren Lee Goss, U.S.A.

Life and Death in Civil War Prisons The Parallel Torments of Corporal John Wesley Minnich, C.S.A. and Sergeant Warren Lee Goss, U.S.A.

by Martinez, J. Michael

Nashville, Tennessee: Rutledge Hill Press. 2004. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy in 'as new' condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. xxiii, 268 pages. A penetrating and unforgettable aspect of the Civil War - more than 56,000 men died in prison during the war. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
Prisoner of War

Prisoner of War

by Reid, Pat Major [with Maurice Michael]

London: Book Club Associates. 1984. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 192 pages. The inside story of the POW from the ancient world to Colditz and after. . Book Club Edition. Hardback.
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AU$12.00
The Flamboya Tree

The Flamboya Tree

by Kelly, Clara Olink

Sydney: Random House. 2003. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's name to the title page. 204 pages The author's story of her family's internment by the Japanese during World War Two. . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$10.00
Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam

Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam

by Jensen-Stevenson, Monika and Stevenson, William

Futura, London, 1992. First Edition. Softcover. Very Good Condition. Illustrator: Photographic. Acknowledgements, map of Vietnam and Southeast Asia, four appendices, glossary, note to readers, notes, bibliography and index. Between pages 258 and 259 there are eight pages of black-and-white photography. Photographic paperback binding with black coloured title to the front panel and backstrip. "Kiss the Boys Goodbye reveals a devastating scandal. It provides startling evidence that... Read more
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AU$15.02
A German POW in New Mexico

A German POW in New Mexico

by Walter Schmid

Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 2005 University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM. 2005. Hardcover. First Printing by Line Number. Signed on the FFFP the author, Walter Schmid, the translator, Richard Rundell, and editor Wolfgang Schlauch. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: As New. DJ: As New . Blue cloth boards and spine with bright gilt lettering on the spine. 167 pp 8vo. The author was a member of Rommel's Afrika Korps and captured in Tunisia in May 1943. He... Read more
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$62.50
War Behind the Wire: Australian Prisoners of War

War Behind the Wire: Australian Prisoners of War

by Caulfield, Michael [Edited by]

Sydney: Hachette Australia. 2008. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. x, 357 pages. These compelling stories come from an extraordinary collection of over 2000 interviews commissioned and supported by the Commonwealth government's Department of Veterans Affairs. The Archive is comprised of interviews of Australians from all our wars, conflicts and peacekeeping missions from World War I and has over... Read more
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AU$12.00
Seven Years in Hanoi; A POW Tells His Story

Seven Years in Hanoi; A POW Tells His Story

by Capt. Larry Chesley

Salt Lake City, UT: Bookcraft Publishers, 1985 Bookcraft Publishers, Salt Lake City, UT. 1985. Hardcover. Second Special Printing 1985 of the 1973 original. Inscribed by the author on the FFFP. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Near Fine; scant shelfwear to board bottoms. DJ: Near Fine; NOT Price Clipped; light rubbing to panels; light wear to head and tail. Blue boards and spine with bright gilt lettering on the spine and front board. 158 pp 8vo. On 16 April 1966, the author's... Read more
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$15.00
Private Prisoner; An Astonishing Story of Survival Under the Nazis

Private Prisoner; An Astonishing Story of Survival Under the Nazis

by Robert Gayler

London, UK: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1984 Patrick Stephens Limited, London, UK. 1984. Hardcover. Stated First Published in 1984. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Near Fine; trace bottom edge shelfwear. DJ: Very Good +; NOT Price Clipped (8.95 BPS); light bumping to head, tail, and tips. Black cloth boards and spine with bright gilt lettering on the spine. 184 pp 8vo. Captured by the Nazis in France in 1940, the author endured starvation, disease, and frostbite in a variety of POW... Read more
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$10.00
Dachau Concentration Camp

Dachau Concentration Camp

by International Dachau Committee

Brussels, Belgium: International Dachau Committee , 1974 International Dachau Committee, Brussels, Belgium. 1974. Softcover/Trade Wraps. Edition not stated. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Very Good; light edge wear; light staining to rear wrap. No DJ. Pictorial card stock wraps. Wraps are not bent or folded; spine is secure in two saddle staples; text is secure in binding. Non-paginated (22 pp) 8vo. This is a brochure written in French, English, German, and Russian about he... Read more
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$12.00
American Guerrilla in the Philippines

American Guerrilla in the Philippines

by Ira Wolfert

New York, NY: Simon and Schuster, 1945 Simon and Schuster, New York. 1945. Hardcover. Stated 3rd Printing. Book is tight, square, and unmarked but for F/O name on the FFFP. Book Condition: Very Good +; slight shelf wear to board edges. DJ: Good; NOT Price Clipped ($2.75); missing small pieces at head; light suntanning to spine; light wear at tips. Gray cloth boards and spine with gilt and green titles on the spine; gilt titles in green shadowbox on spine. Red tinted text block top. This book also states... Read more
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$15.00
Song of Survival  Women Interned

Song of Survival Women Interned

by Colijn, Helen

White Cloud Press. Very Good. 1995. First Printing. Softcover. 1883991145 . Book is clean and tight. I am going to read this now so may have a reader's crease, but I will try to be careful. Women and children were prisoners of the Japanese for three and a half years. They had music to sustain themselves, "true story which inspired the motion picture PARADISE ROAD. "; 9 X 6 X 0.90 inches; 216 pages .
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$10.00
Hell on Earth: Sandakan  Australia's Greatest War Tragedy

Hell on Earth: Sandakan Australia's Greatest War Tragedy

by Cunningham, Michele

Sydney: Hachette Australia. 2013. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 335 pages. The story of the Australians brutally imprisoned in Sandakan the Japanese POW camp in North Borneo whose very name came to symbolise cruelty and ill-treatment. The author's father was one of only 6 Australians who survived the death marches. . 1st Edition. Trade Paperback.
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AU$13.00
Alamo of the Pacific: The Story of the Famed :China Marines" on Bataan and Corregidor and What They Did to the Enemy as POWs

Alamo of the Pacific: The Story of the Famed :China Marines" on Bataan and Corregidor and What They Did to the Enemy as POWs

by Otis H. King (AUTHOR SIGNED)

Fort Worth, TX: Self-Published by Author, 1999 Self-Published by Author, Fort Worth, TX. c1999. Hardcover. Edition/Printing not stated. Inscribed by the author on the title page verso. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. BooK Condition: Near Fine; scant shelfwear to text block edges. DJ: Near Fine; light bumping to head, tail, and tips. Maroon buckram boards and spine with bright gilt lettering on the spine and front board. 238 pp 8vo. This is the story of a US Marine who, with his regiment of China... Read more
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$37.50
The Employment of Prisoners of War

The Employment of Prisoners of War

by Levie, Howard S

[Washington, D. C.]: [American Society of International Law], 1963. Offprint. Stapled paper wrappers. A very good copy with small soiled spots on front wrapper and a mail fold.. 317 - 354 pp. 8vo. Reprinted from the American Journal of International Law, Vol. 57, No. 2, April, 1963.
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$10.00
The Ways We Choose; Lessons For Life From A POW's Experience

The Ways We Choose; Lessons For Life From A POW's Experience

by Dave Carey

Wisonville, OR: Book Partners, 2000 Book Partners, Wilsonville, OR. 2000. Softcover/Trade Wraps. Stated 2nd Printing. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Near Fine; small bump to head; slight creased to spine from opening. No DJ. Pictorial card stock wraps. Wraps are not bent or folded; spine has slight crease but is not split; text is secure in binding. 163 pp 8vo. The author was a Naval Academy graduate and a Naval aviator who was shot down in 1967 and held captive in the Hanoi Hilton.... Read more
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$10.00
Detour ; The Story of OFLAG IVC (Colditz)

Detour ; The Story of OFLAG IVC (Colditz)

by Wood, Lieutenant J. E. R., MC – Editor

The Falcon Press, London, 1946. First Edition. Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Poor Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Lieut. J. F. Watton. Acknowledgements, foreword by Field-Marshall the Lord Chetwode, Foreword by the Right Honourable Viscount Addison, Secretary Of State for Dominion Affairs,Foreword by the Right Honourable Vincent Massey, the High Commissioner for Canada, Foreword by the Right Honourable S. M. Bruce, CH. MC, High Commissioner for Australia, foreword by Mr W. J. Jordan, High... Read more
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AU$30.03
A Distant Prayer: Miracles of the 49th Combat Mission

A Distant Prayer: Miracles of the 49th Combat Mission

by Joseph Banks, Jerry Borrowman

American Fork, UT: Covenant Communications, 2001 Covenant Communications, American Fork, UT. 2001. Softcover/Trade Wraps. 13th Printing by Line Number. Book is tight, square, and unmarked. Book Condition: Very Good; light bumping to tips; light rubbing to panels. No DJ. Pictorial card stock wraps. Wraps are not bent or folded; spine is not creased or split; text is secure in binding. 145 pp 8vo. This is the remarkable World War II story of Joseph Banks, a young Latter-day Saint and lone survivor of his... Read more
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$10.00
Ex-POW Bulletin [two issues: vol. 41 nos. 7 and 8]

Ex-POW Bulletin [two issues: vol. 41 nos. 7 and 8]

Olathe, KS: American Ex-Prisoners of War, 1984. Two issues of the staplebound magazine, 46 and 37 pages respectively, pink checkmark on covers of both issues, otherwise very good. Includes contributions by former POWs from WWII, Korea, and Vietnam, updates on members, and reports on the organization's activities.
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$15.00
The Colditz Story

The Colditz Story

by Reid, P. R

London: Hodder & Stoughton. 2014. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. 210 pages. First published in 1952. The classic World War Two escape story. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint. Softcover.
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AU$10.00
On The Front Line.  Real life stories of spying, escaping and surviving war

On The Front Line. Real life stories of spying, escaping and surviving war

by Hambrook, Michael

London: New Holland. 2012. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Black & white illustrations. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 378 pages. All of the people in this book survived to tell their story to Michael Hambrook; who has meticuously brought each one to life; accompanied by photographs and documents of the time. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
Fighting Monsters: An Intimate History of the Sandakan Tragedy

Fighting Monsters: An Intimate History of the Sandakan Tragedy

by Braithwaite, Richard Wallace

North Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing. 2016. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. MINT - a NEW copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xxii, 530 pages. Only six escapees survived the Sandakan death marches of 1945 in North Borneo, the worst atrocity ever inflicted on Australian soldiers. 1787 Australian and 641 British POWs perished. Previous descriptions of the numerous violent acts have yielded little... Read more
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AU$48.00
A Wartime Log

A Wartime Log

by Beltrone, Art and Lee

Charlottesville, VA: Howell Press. Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. 1995. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 0943231906 . Includes bibliographical references and index. Photographs, drawings and notes from American prisoners of war during World War II. ; Small 4to - 9" to 11" tall; 208 pages; 18953 .
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$45.00
Prisoners of the East

Prisoners of the East

by Corbin, Allana

Sydney: Macmillan. 2002. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 366 pages In 1941 the author's great-grandmother, great-aunt, grandmother, grandfather, mother and uncle were all caught up in the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong. This book is her exploration of her family's past including the horrors of almost four years in the notorious Stanley Civilian Internment Camp. Robust, professional packaging and tracking... Read more
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AU$12.00