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Unposted letters : from a Japanese prisoner of war camp, 1942-1945

Author: J C Maddever; Lorna Manson
Publisher: Wellington, N.Z. : Steele Roberts, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Jack Maddever would never talk about his war experiences, but he kept a record in his letters which were never posted. He carried them home on his return in 1945 and they provide a glimpse into his day-to-day existence while in a POW camp in Palembang, Indonesia ... Jack died in 1982. His letters, compiled by Lorna Manson, show us his struggle to survive those long years of incarceration while turbulent events were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Named Person: J C Maddever
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J C Maddever; Lorna Manson
ISBN: 9781877577482 1877577480
OCLC Number: 780435161
Description: 211 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Responsibility: J.C. Maddever ; compiled by Lorna Manson.

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"Jack Maddever would never talk about his war experiences, but he kept a record in his letters which were never posted. He carried them home on his return in 1945 and they provide a glimpse into his day-to-day existence while in a POW camp in Palembang, Indonesia ... Jack died in 1982. His letters, compiled by Lorna Manson, show us his struggle to survive those long years of incarceration while turbulent events were taking place at home and overseas."--Back cover.

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