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Surviving Tenko
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Penny Starns
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-26 - Publisher: The History Press

Using recently released material from the National Archives and Turner's own words, Starns re-analyses the Pacific conflict against a backdrop of one person's incredible fortitude and strength, and brings the story of a remarkable woman to life.
Escape to Japanese Captivity
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Captain Mick Jennings, Margery Jennings
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-01-18 - Publisher:

Mick and Margery Jennings's comfortable life in Singapore ended with the Japanese invasion in late 1941. Margery was captured in Sumatra after HMV Mata Hari, the ship taking her and other families to safety in Australia, was bombed. Mick left Singapore after the surrender in February 1942 when he and
The Nurse in Popular Media
Language: en
Pages: 260
Authors: Marcus K. Harmes, Barbara Harmes, Meredith A. Harmes
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-28 - Publisher: McFarland

The image of the nurse is ubiquitous, both in life and in popular media. One of the earliest instances of nursing and media intersecting is the Edison phonographic recording of Florence Nightingale's voice in 1890. Since then, a parade of nurses, good, bad or otherwise, has appeared on both cinema
The Hard Way
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Victor Stanley Ebbage MBE BEM
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-07-31 - Publisher: The History Press

Major Vic Ebbage was a Colonel with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps, serving in Hong Kong in 1941, when his garrison was attacked by the Japanese Army. He was captured and taken prisoner to the notorious Hong Kong death camp, Shamshuipo, where he was held from 30th December 1941 to
Snowflakes in the Wind
Language: en
Authors: Rita Bradshaw
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-22 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Snowflakes in the Wind is a heartwarming story of triumph over adversity by Rita Bradshaw, author of the number one bestselling Dancing in the Moonlight. It's Christmas Eve 1920 when nine-year-old Abby Kirby's family is ripped apart by a terrible tragedy. Leaving everything she's ever known, Abby takes her younger