Stubborn Buggers

Author(s): Tim Bowden

Military History

There was a place far worse than Changi - Singapore's Outram Road Gaol. Deprivation here was so extreme that there really was a fate worse than death. Stubborn Buggers is the story of twelve Australian POWs who endured and survived the Thai-Burma Railway and Sandakan and then the unimaginable hardships of Outram Road Gaol. It is a story of how they dealt with the brutality of the Japanese military police, the feared Kempeitai. And it is the story of how they found a way to go on living even when facing a future of no hope and slow death. But Stubborn Buggers is about more than suffering and brutality. It is also a story of grit, determination and larrikin humour. It is very much about the triumph of the human spirit.


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Tim Bowden is an acclaimed oral historian, broadcaster, and radio and television documentary maker. He is author of many books including the much acclaimed One Crowded Hour: Neil Davis, Combat Cameraman, The Changi Camera: A Unique Record of Changi and the Thai-Burma Railway, and the 'Penelope' outback travel series.

General Fields

  • : 9781743314425
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : 0.397
  • : March 2014
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : Australia
  • : April 2014
  • : books

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  • : Tim Bowden
  • : 296
  • : 1404
  • : Paperback