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To end all wars : a true story about the will to survive and the courage to forgive

Author: Ernest Gordon
Publisher: Great Rapids, Mich. ; [Great Britain] : Zondervan, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When Ernest Gordon was twenty-four he was captured by the Japanese and forced, with other British prisoners, to build the notorious 'Railroad of Death'. Faced with the appalling conditions of the prisoners' camp and the brutality of the captors, he survived to become an inspiring example of the triumph of the human spirit against all odds.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives, British
Named Person: Ernest Gordon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Gordon
ISBN: 0007118481 9780007118489
OCLC Number: 53292364
Description: viii, 232 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Memory of Ernest Gordon --
Death House --
Soldiers at Sea --
Our Hosts --
Valley of Death --
Miracle on the River Kwai --
For Thou Art With Me --
Church Without Walls --
Christmas Day, 1943 --
On from Chungkai --
Last Trek --
Through the Valley --
Epilogue --
Acknowledgements.
Other Titles: Through the valley of the Kwai
Responsibility: Ernest Gordon.
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When Ernest Gordon was twenty-four he was captured by the Japanese and forced, with other British prisoners, to build the notorious 'Railroad of Death'. Faced with the appalling conditions of the prisoners' camp and the brutality of the captors, he survived to become an inspiring example of the triumph of the human spirit against all odds.

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