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Miracle on the River Kwai

Ernest Gordon

Miracle on the River Kwai

by Ernest Gordon

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Published by Fount in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon, Ernest, -- 1916-,
  • Burma-Siam Railroad.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

  • Edition Notes

    First published in Great Britain: William Collins, 1963.

    StatementErnest Gordon.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination232 p. ;
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14876803M
    ISBN 100006278906

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Read more. One person found this /5(51). Of the twenty P.O.W. memoirs that I've read, Ernest Gordon's Miracle on the River Kwai is my favorite. (The book title was changed to To End All Wars to accommodate the film.) Published in it recounts Gordon's three years in a Japanese concentration camp in Thailand/5.

Ernest Gordon’s autobiography called “Miracle on the River Kwai” tells an extraordinary tale of survival in the prison camps. Even the title of his book suggests a story that has not been told.

BACKGROUND. Ernest Gordon was a British Army officer captured at sea by the Japanese at the age of : Ken Durham. Ernest Gordon (31 May – 16 January ) was the former Presbyterian dean of the chapel at Princeton University.A native of Greenock, Scotland, and the son of James Gordon and Sarah R MacMillan, as an officer in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, Gordon spent three years in a Japanese prisoner of war (POW) camp during the Second World War.

Miracle on the River Kwai is a good book, following the life of the author through attempting to escape the Japanese, to being in a prison camp where his faith in Jesus was renewed and as he began changing and helping others through the difficulties there.

Read more. One person found this helpful/5(28). Miracle on the River Kwai is a good book, following the life of the author through attempting to escape the Japanese, to being in a prison camp where his faith in Jesus was renewed and as he began changing and helping others through the difficulties there.

Read more/5(48). In The Christian Leader, Don Ratzlaff retells a story Vernon Grounds came across in Ernest Gordon’s “Miracle on the River Kwai.” The Scottish soldiers, forced by their Japanese captors to labor on a jungle railroad, had degenerated to barbarous behavior, but one afternoon something happened.

A shovel was missing. The officer in charge became enraged. Through the Valley of the Kwai (also published under the titles Miracle on the River Kwai and To End All Wars) is the autobiography of Scottish captain Ernest Gordon, and recounts the experiences of faith and hope of the men held in a Japanese prisoner of war labour camp, building the Burma Railway during World War II.

Miracle at the Bridge over the River Kwai A true story that happened in Kanchanaburi, Thailand during WW II Adapted from the book, The Miracle on the River Kwai by Ernest Gordon During World War II, the Japanese army invaded Thailand. They brought several thousand Allied soldiers and Asians from many countries with them as Prisoners of War (POWs).

In his autobiographical book “Miracle on the River Kwai” Ernie Gordon recounts how the barbarous treatment by their Japanese captors had caused the behaviour of the prisoners to degenerate.

These British prisoners-of-war were starting to be cruel and malicious to each other, but then one afternoon something terrible happened. During World War II, the Japanese have a P.O.W. camp in Indochina on an island on the River Kwai.

The primary purpose of this location is so the Japanese can use the labor of the P.O.W.s to construct a railway bridge over the river, the bridge which will be a vital link for the Japanese forces in the war. This is the true story behind the film, "The Bridge on the River Kwai". It tells of the march into the jungle to build the bridge.

It is a story of the triumph of faith over despair. Ernest Gordon was a Scottish POW in Word War II. He wrote a book entitled Miracle on the River Kwai which detailed his experience along with other soldiers at the hands of their Japanese captors as they were forced to build a jungle railroad.

As conditions steadily worsened, as starvation, exhaustion and disease took an ever-growing toll, the atmosphere in which we lived. Get this from a library. Miracle on the River Kwai. [Ernest Gordon] -- The author's experiences while a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II.

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Miracle On The River Kwai In The Christian Leader, Don Ratzlaff retells a story Vernon Grounds came across in Ernest Gordon’s Miracle on the River Kwai.

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Formally published as "Miracle on the River Kwai" and renamed to coincide with a new movie. This book was written by Ernest Gordon a Scottish Army officer who served in the South Pacific During the war.

Back Story During that time the Japanese advanced on Singapore, and Gordon and a few other officers try to escape on a chartered by: 4. Compare book prices from overbooksellers. Find Miracle on the River Kwai () by Ernest Gordon/5(). Compare book prices from overbooksellers.

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