AND THE DAWN CAME UP LIKE THUNDER.

Rawlings, Leo.


£25.00




1st ed., 1972. Xxxi + 160 pp., photo-frontis., + 4 photo-ills., + 199 ills.; f.e.p. maps. D.j., 21 x 15cm. Spine of d.j. a little faded o/w FINE. Here are the remarkable autobiography and drawings of a brave prisoner of the Japanese as he recorded the Malayan Campaign, Slim River, the continuing retreat, the fall of Singapore, the trek up country, the railway camps, building the Kwai bridge, medical disorders and Japanese atrocities back to Singapore. Chokingly graphic and life-like, these illustrations depict scenes that could not be caught on camera, thus placing this book in a unique category amongst historians.


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