Jungle Soldier

The True Story of Freddy Spencer Chapman

av Brian Moynahan  (häftad, 2010)

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  • Språk: Engelska
  • Antal sidor: 320
  • Utg.datum: 2010-05-27
  • Förlag: Quercus Publishing
  • Illustrationer: Illustrations, maps (some col.), ports.
  • Dimensioner: 204 x 131 x 32 mm
  • Vikt: 332 g
  • ISBN: 9781849162081

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'Incredible ... the death-defying adventures of a great British war hero' Chris Ryan. Chris Ryan 'This story of endurance in the fetid heat of the Malayan jungle is surely one of the most inspiring of the whole war ... A courageous and utterly English hero' Daily Mail. Daily Mail 'Freddy Spencer Chapman is the greatest war hero you have probably never heard of ... Perhaps this book will help win final recognition for a truly extraordinary man' Sunday Times. Sunday Times 'An extraordinary life ... Quite why Chapman hasn't found Lawrence of Arabia's fame is anyone's guess' Guardian. Guardian

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Brian Moynahan was a foreign correspondent and European editor with the Sunday Times. His many books include The Faith: A History of Christianity, The Russian Century, Comrades, The Claws of the Bear, Rasputin and William Tyndale.

Innehållsförteckning

List of Maps. Prologue: Behind Enemy Lines. A Very English Boyhood. Journeys on the Ice Cap. Goodbye to a Golden Boy. Scrambles in Sikkim. The Mission. To War. Across the Main Range. The Mad Fortnight. Disasters and Decapitations. Birds and Bullets. 'Japun! Japun!' The Betrayer. Journey to Shangri-La. A World Turned Upside Down. The Search for Noone. Taken by the Japanese. On the Run. The Traitor-Killing Camp. Hollow Days. Deliverance. The Lion in Winter. Glossary. Acknowledgement and Bibliography. Index.