Unposted Letters: from a Japanese Prisoner of War Camp 1942 - 1945

Author(s): Jack Maddever

Biographies

Jack Maddever would never talk about his war experiences, but he kept a record in his letters which were never posted. He carried them home on his return in 1945 and they provide a glimpse into his day-to-day existence while in a POW camp in Palembang, Indonesia. In three years Jack's weight dropped from nearly 13 stone (82.5kg) to under 7 stone (44.5kg). Jack died in 1982. His letters, compiled by his widow Lorna Manson, show us his struggle to survive those long years of incarceration while turbulent events were taking place at home and overseas.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9781877577482
  • : Steele Roberts Aotearoa Ltd
  • : Steele Roberts & Associates Ltd
  • : February 2012
  • : 250mm X 176mm
  • : New Zealand
  • : March 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 940.547252092
  • : 212
  • : Black and white illustrations
  • : Jack Maddever
  • : Paperback