Weary Dunlop King of the River - POW Doctor Hellfire Pass

Weary Dunlop King of the River - POW Doctor Hellfire Pass

Weary: King of the River by S. Ebury : new book

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This book is an biography of Australian POW legend Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop. Being an account of his war years and civil life.
In a wartime nightmare of starvation, disease, brutality and death, Sir Edward 'Weary' Dunlop's courage and compassion made him an Australian legend. During more than three years as a surgeon in the notorious work camps and vast hospital camps along the Burma-Thailand railway, he worked tirelessly to save lives and get men home to their families. He confronted his captors fearlessly; three times he was tortured and taken out to be executed, only to be reprieved at the last moment. Fellow prisoners regarded him as 'a symbol of hope and a rock'.
This new, illustrated biography of Weary includes more than 150 images as well as material about his betrayal to his captors.
Click to see Weary and POW mates back at Hellfire Pass in 1987.
  • Total Pages: 432
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Nominal Roll ? :- no - but has extensive personal names of soldiers and their operations throughout text.
  • Dimensions in mm : 180 x 240 x 30
  • Cover Soft (SB) or Hardback (HB): Heavy Hard Boards with Dust Jacket
  • Book Condition: PERFECT - NEW BOOK
  • Weight in grams: 1300

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