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The Thailand-Burma Railway, 1942-1946

Documents and Selected Writings

Edited by PAUL KRATOSKA

Introduction by Paul Kratoska

Routledge – 2006 – 2,176 pages

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    978-0-415-30950-9
    October 19th 2005

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The construction of the railway between Thailand and Burma in the Second World War using forced labour and prisoners of war has been the subject of numerous memoirs, novels and the famous Hollywood film The Bridge over the River Kwai. Yet documentation and primary sources offering an account of the railway from a Japanese, Allied, POW and post-war perspective are scarce. This six-volume collection uses documents from archives in Australia, Great Britain, India, Malaysia, the Netherlands, the United States, Myanmar, Thailand and Japan to present a complete picture of the reality of the 'death' railway.

Name: The Thailand-Burma Railway, 1942-1946: Documents and Selected Writings (Hardback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by PAUL KRATOSKAIntroduction by Paul Kratoska. The construction of the railway between Thailand and Burma in the Second World War using forced labour and prisoners of war has been the subject of numerous memoirs, novels and the famous Hollywood film The Bridge over the River Kwai. Yet documentation...
Categories: South East Asian Studies, Asian History, War & Conflict Studies