A World War II veteran recalls his capture by the Japanese, the torture he endured, his work on the infamous Burma-Siam railroad--a project that claimed the lives of 250,000 men--and, fifty years later, his reconciliation with Nagase ...
Author: Eric Lomax
Respected, loved and equally hated, this book covers the amazing story of one man-his perseverance, beliefs, and public and private battles. India's Railway Man: A Biography of E. Sreedharan is a tribute to this extraordinary man.
Author: Rajendra B. Aklekar
Publisher: Rupa Publications
Two Japanese engineering regiments totalling 12,000 men controlled the
construction, often with extreme brutality and, at best, indifference to the plight of
their unwilling workers. At any cost, the railway had to be completed in the time-
Author: Charles Steel
Publisher: Pen and Sword
RAILWAY MEN IN POLITICS . 87 in the open market . Its appointees were
selected purely upon their qualifications for the service . Its promotions came only
from merit , and all pressure of every kind upon the political action of the
Ninety per cent . of the Railway - men of England were teetotallers . There were
260 branches in the United Kingdom , to reach 390 , 000 Railway - men , which ,
with their wives and families , amounted to over 1 , 000 , 000 souls . In England ...
One of these cars breaks down at a point probably adjacent to their works ; the
car repair men do not know that it is to the ... If you question the average railway
man regarding the department you will find , in his opinion , that the general ...
Author: Lawrence Saunders