Ray Parkin's Odyssey ' by P Wright. Historical account of a survivor of HMAS Perth Australian Light Cruiser sank by Japanese in the Sunda Straits in 1942 WW2. The Battle of Sunda Straits is well documented along with the action that sank USS Houstan.
After the sinking, Ray and others tried to sail back to Australia but the attempt failed. They were captured POW sent to the Thai Burma Railway and was then sent to Japan to work the coal mines. Remarkable and large story.
Book in very good condition. Minor wear to dust jaket edges