TO JAPAN TO LAY A GHOST

By: Rhodes, Peter S.

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228pp., art and photographic b/white illustrated section. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn only. Textblock unmarked. The author, born in 1919, was studying architecture at the University of Liverpool when war broke out in 1939. He was a gunner-surveyor with his regiment, the 155 (Lanarkshire Yeomanry) Field Regiment, Royal Artillery, and was taken prisoner at the fall of Singapore, spending three and a half years as a P.O.W. of the Japanese in Singapore and Japan. After an intense hatred of the Japanese that lasted twenty-five years, the author returned to Japan to finally lay to rest the ghost of the war . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Author Bio., Preface, 10 chapters. Book weight approx. 380g.

Title: TO JAPAN TO LAY A GHOST

Author Name: Rhodes, Peter S.

Categories: Military Biography, Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Singapore, Changi University Press: 2008

ISBN Number: 9810814593

ISBN Number 13: 9789810814595

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good +

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 013199

Keywords: Military Biography, World War (1939-1945), Pacific War, POW's (British), Changi Prisoners of War, 155 Field Regiment Royal Artillery, Rhodes, Peter S. (1919- )