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Captive of the River Kwae

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Published by Merman Books in Bangkok .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Thailand.,
  • Burma.
    • Subjects:
    • Burma-Siam Railroad -- History.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscript labor -- Thailand.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Conscript labor -- Burma.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities.,
    • Prisoners of war -- Thailand.

    • About the Edition

      On the prisoners of World War, 1939-1945 at Kanchanaburi Province, Thailand.

      Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Other titlesRiver Kwae
      StatementMicool.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD805.T5 B76 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL651159M
      ISBN 109748924416
      LC Control Number96947231
      OCLC/WorldCa36051655

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