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Published by Collins, Imperial War Museum in Sydney, London .
Written in English


  • Burma-Siam Railroad,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementthe secret diary of Robert Hardie, 1942-45.
GenrePersonal narratives
ContributionsImperial War Museum (Great Britain)
LC ClassificationsD805.J3 H37
The Physical Object
Pagination181, [10] p. :
Number of Pages181
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23622887M
ISBN 100002173026
LC Control Number2009286987

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The railway line measured about km in Siam and km in Burma. The Japanese army celebrated the valediction like a festival. They indulged in entertaining themselves with feasts and merry-making. August 6, is the last scene of this full length tragic movie about Directed by: Kurinji Vendan. The Burma-Siam Railroad. The Burma Railway, also called Burma-Siam Railway, was built during World War II, connecting Bangkok and Moulmein (now Mawlamyine), Burma (Myanmar). The rail line was built along the Khwae Noi (Kwai) River valley to support the Japanese armed forces during the .   As rivers go there is nothing particular about the River Kwai. It is known less for its physical characteristics than for its association with the monumental struggle that took place along its eastern bank in and as a third of a million men strove to 5/5(3). The Burma-Siam railway: the secret diary of Dr Robert Hardie, by Robert Hardie (Book) The Colonel of Tamarkan: Philip Toosey and the bridge on the river Kwai by Julie Summers (Book).

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  Uses Japanese material together with the accounts and illustrations of the prisoners themselves to tell the story of the Burma-Siam railway. The text evaluates the railway primarily as a response to a logistic imperative, but also as the focus for cultural and racial clashes. The Burma-Siam Railway, The Secret Diary of Dr Robert Hardie , by HARDIE Dr Robert and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy River Kwai Railway: The Story of the Burma-Siam Railroad by Clifford Kinvig online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ About this Item: London, Imperial War Museum., , Vg/Vg (book and dj both no fault) octavo 10 1/4"x7". Reprint, with minor revisions. Diary kept while prisoner-of-war on the Burma-Siam Railway after the fall of Singapore, by medical officer serving with the Federated Malay States Volunteer Force. pp(+10), illustrated in monochrome & colour with Hardie's own wartime sketches.