The Resource Across the Three Pagodas Pass : the story of the Thai-Burma railway, by Yoshihiko Futamatsu ; translated and introduced by Ewart Escritt ; edited with a foreword by Peter N. Davies

Across the Three Pagodas Pass : the story of the Thai-Burma railway, by Yoshihiko Futamatsu ; translated and introduced by Ewart Escritt ; edited with a foreword by Peter N. Davies

Label
Across the Three Pagodas Pass : the story of the Thai-Burma railway
Title
Across the Three Pagodas Pass
Title remainder
the story of the Thai-Burma railway
Statement of responsibility
by Yoshihiko Futamatsu ; translated and introduced by Ewart Escritt ; edited with a foreword by Peter N. Davies
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • jpn
  • eng
Summary
"This is a translation of the only known detailed account of the building of the notorious 262-mile long Thai-Burma Railway by one of the Japanese professional engineers who was involved in its construction ... Futamatsu's memoir also includes wide-ranging reflections on the course and conduct of 'his' war as well as his engineering experiences ... This book is introduced by Peter Davies who sets the record straight regarding the story of this book and the key people involved. This is followed by translator, Ewart Escritt's original introduction to his translation of Futamatsu's memoir which also includes a detailed account of his own POW experiences as well as his reflections on the war and its outcomes"--Jacket
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
940.547252
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
D767.47
LC item number
.F7713 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Across the Three Pagodas Pass : the story of the Thai-Burma railway, by Yoshihiko Futamatsu ; translated and introduced by Ewart Escritt ; edited with a foreword by Peter N. Davies
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 218-222) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Departure for the front -- In Indo-China -- Opening of hostilities -- The River Krian -- The Malayan Campaign -- The fall of Singapore -- Surrender -- Shōnan : light of the South -- The Thai-Burma Railway -- Preparing construction -- Banpong -- Prisoner-of-war -- Constructing the railway -- Thailand -- The River Kwae Noi -- The Mae Khlaung Bridge -- Kanchanaburi -- The jungle -- From Bangkok to Singapore -- Rush construction -- The base at Wanyai -- The labour force -- Survey unit -- Test run -- Bridge-building and shifting the earth -- The rainy season : the monsoon -- Kinsaiyok -- Diseases and epidemics -- Cattle drive -- Living in the jungle -- Soon to the Three Pagodas Pass -- Towards the setting sun -- Opening to traffic -- The bombing -- End of the war -- Internment -- Repatriation
Control code
ocn919014396
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (lxiv, 239 pages, [15] pages of plates of unnumbered plates :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781898823339
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
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  • b773603e-f7f9-42f6-b11f-bdc89bbe2333
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.b33528123
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919014396
  • jstor1898823332

Library Locations

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