Billy : my life as a teenage POW / Lynette Silver, Keith (Billy) Young.
Contributor(s): Young, Keith [author.].Material type: BookPublisher: Binda, N.S.W. Sally Milner Publishing, 2016Description: 340 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781863514958.Subject(s): Young, Keith | Prisoners of war -- Australia -- Biography | Prisoners of war -- Malaysia -- Sandakan (Sabah) | Prisoners of war -- Singapore -- Outram | World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons | World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, AustralianDDC classification: 940.547252
|Item type||Current location||Collection||Call number||Copy number||Status||Date due|
|Non-Fiction||Davis (Central) Library Non-Fiction||Non-Fiction||940.5472 YOU||1||Available|
Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Billy's Story: My Life as a Teenage POW has been compiled from a personal chronicle penned by Billy Young throughout the 1970s, supplemented by hundreds of conversations that Lynette and Billy have shared in the course of their close friendship spanning more than two decades. It is the only first-hand published account by an ordinary soldier imprisoned by the Japanese at the infamous Sandakan POW Camp, and one of only three books by a survivor at the Kempeitai's equally notorious Outram Road Gaol. Billy is now the only soldier left alive from Sandakan, and the only Australian prisoner still alive from Outram Road.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
11 22 39 102 122 178