Viking,Penguin Books, Ringwood, 2010. 8vo.pp.xii + 307.inex, illustrations ,maps.Near fine hardcover in near fine dust wrapper. Item #25002
In 1940 Arthur Bancroft at nineteen joined The Royal Australian Navy leaving behind his sweetheart Mirla.After a squirmish with death aboard "HMAS Perth.and later as a prisoner of war on the notorious Burma Thailand railway his war was hellish. Against all odds he returned to Australia and to his sweetheart.A captivating saga of courage,mateship,survival ,luck and love.