Historical information

Personal history written by Bill Anderson of his experiences in the Australian Army in WW2. He volunteered at the age of 18 years after Japan entered the war, as an Ally to Germany and Italy, the aggressors. Taken prisoner by the Japanese and held in camps in Malaya and Singapore, enduring previously untold horrors at the hands of the Japanese captors. Written for his grandchildren to read and perhaps understand.

Physical description

Burgundy hard covered book with printed title in gold, containing photocopied handwritten material and printed material.Two photos and descriptions of the author, and his record of his Army Service. 1 - Bill Anderson aged 20 years and 10 months (May 1941); 2 - Bill Anderson aged 66 years and 10 months (May 1987). Service record. These items inside front cover of book.