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By Arthur Bancroft

In November 1940, Arthur Bancroft kissed his sweetheart, Mirla, so long and signed up with the Royal Australian army to visit struggle. He used to be nineteen years outdated. Arthur's battle is the extreme tale of his ordeal, and his survival. Arthur made a behavior of dishonest demise at the ill-fated HMAS Perth, which used to be sunk in the course of the conflict of the Sunda Strait; as a prisoner of battle at the infamous BurmaThailand Railway, the place it's acknowledged a guy died for each sleeper laid; and miraculously surviving a moment shipwreck that left him misplaced at sea, clinging to clutter, for 6 days. whereas a POW he risked his existence to maintain a mystery diary written on paper scraps with stolen pencils recording the discomfort and comradeship of lifestyles at the railway, which hasn't ever prior to been released. opposed to all odds Arthur made it again to Australia and to Mirla, who by no means misplaced wish for his eventual go back all these years he was once misplaced at battle. His tale is a narrative for all Australians: an enthralling saga of braveness, mateship, survival and love.

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