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On paths of ash : the extraordinary story of an Australian prisoner of war

Author: Robert Holman; Peter Thomson
Publisher: Sydney : Murdoch Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Robert and Jack Holman were working-class brothers who found themselves in three of the most horrific experiences of the war. They were interned in Changi, from where they became prison labourers on the infamous Burma Railway. From there they went as slaves to the coalmines near Nagasaki when the atomic bomb was dropped.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, Australian
Biography
Named Person: Robert Holman; Jack Holman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Holman; Peter Thomson
ISBN: 9781741962314 1741962315
OCLC Number: 271872053
Description: 1 volume
Responsibility: Robert Holman ; edited by Peter Thomson.

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A memoir about an Australian World War Two story. It shows how Robert and Jack Holman who were working-class brothers who enlisted to fight for their country and found themselves in three of the most  Read more...

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"an authentic POW story... fascinating reading" Dr Rowley Richards, author of A Doctor's War"

 
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