Railway of Hell: A Japanese POW's Account of War, Capture and Forced Labour

Railway of Hell A Japanese POW s Account of War Capture and Forced Labour A young captain in the Royal Norfolk Regiment Reggie Burton was wounded in the closing stages of the disastrous defense of Malaya and Singapore He vividly yet calmly and with great dignity describe

  • Title: Railway of Hell: A Japanese POW's Account of War, Capture and Forced Labour
  • Author: Reginald Burton
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  • Page: 342
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A young captain in the Royal Norfolk Regiment, Reggie Burton was wounded in the closing stages of the disastrous defense of Malaya and Singapore He vividly, yet calmly and with great dignity, describes the horror of captivity at the hands of the Japanese After initial confusion, the true nature of their captors emerged as, increasingly debilitated, the POWs were forced A young captain in the Royal Norfolk Regiment, Reggie Burton was wounded in the closing stages of the disastrous defense of Malaya and Singapore He vividly, yet calmly and with great dignity, describes the horror of captivity at the hands of the Japanese After initial confusion, the true nature of their captors emerged as, increasingly debilitated, the POWs were forced into backbreaking work This was only a taste of what was to come Following a horrific journey in overcrowded cattle trucks, Burton and his dwindling band of colleagues were put to work building the notorious Burma Railway Somehow he survived to tell this moving and shocking story.

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      Published :2019-05-21T19:29:48+00:00

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  • Living hell for the POW, how they endured all this suffering.Its good to forgive but never to forget because history will always repeat itself.


  • This was short and concise. I enjoyed reading it, but it didn't offer me the insight of Wade's Prisoner of the Japanese or the emotion of Lomax's The Railway Man. I most enjoyed the stories of the plays Burton helped put on in Changi, but I've read a lot of these POW memoirs now, so this falls under "good" instead of "great." All these memoirs are important, but some, like Lomax's, are more well-written than others.



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