The Burma railway however 100 Fucking Trans Women pages in and there s nothing but gross descriptions of woman s bodies Ew Why reg DNF This was a fantastic account of such a horrible time It really recounts the events of the railway and the lives the POWs went through I onlyicked it up because of the connection to Leicester and the roximity to Reg s birthplace to my
GRANDPARENTS PLACE AND THE RESEARCH Iplace and the research I done into the Leicester regiment in the ast I m You Can Make Anything Sad pleased I didick it up Fantastic read. S bordered on genius Reg's story is uniueReg Twigg was born at Wigston Leicester barracks on 16 December 1913 He was called up to the Leicestershire Regiment in 1940 but instead of fighting Hitler he was sent to the Far East stationed at Singapore When captured by the Japanese he decided he would do everything to surviveAfter his repatriation from the Far East Reg returned to Leicester With his family he
Returned To Thailand In 2006 And Revisited The Sites Ofto Thailand in 2006 and revisited the sites of POW camps Reg died in 2013 at the age of ninety nine two weeks before the ublication of this bo. ,
review Survivor on the River Kwai,
Worth to be read by todays generation Incredible story Reg Twigg
has a remarkable style as he recounts his experiences A good one not a whole lot to say on the ualitya remarkable style as he recounts his experiences A good one not a whole lot to say on the uality writing Proust it ain t but it doesn t matter with such harrowing real life experiences one thing I have noticed with a lot of these accounts is the misheard Japanese Alhambra phrases which no one has tried to demystify one example of why you shouldn t look for any deep analysis of the Japanese mind orsyche in such Survivor on the River Kwai is the heartbreaking story of Reg Twigg one of the last men standing from a forgotten war Called up in 1940 Reg expected to be fighting Germans Instead he found himself caught up in the worst military defeat in modern British history the fall of Singapore to the JapaneseWhat followed were three years of hell moving from one camp to another
Along The Kwai River Buildingthe Kwai river building infamous Burma railway for the all conuering Japanese Imperial Army Some risoners coped with the endless brutality of the code of Bushido by turning to God; oth. Ccounts This genre is really crying out
for the memoir of a nuanced and subtle type a sort of WWII version of The Gatethe memoir of a nuanced and subtle type a sort of WWII version of The Gate can t be made up solely of alright mate ows yer farver suaddie accounts surely The Infinite Air perhaps something akin to No Mandalay No Maymo by Captain FitzpatrickThehrase I m thinking of here and it crops up in other similar memoirs is Bugero sic surely this is a misheard and Incorrectly Transcribed Version Of Baka transcribed version of Baka Thought I was reading a book on a survivor through. Ers clung to whatever was left of the regimental structure Reg made the deadly jungle with its malaria cholera swollen rivers lethal snakes and exhausting heat work for him With an ingenuity that is astonishing he trapped and ate lizards harvested The Spill pumpkins from the canteen rubbish heap and with his homemade razor became camp barberThat Reg survived is testimony to his own courage and determination his will to beat the alien brutality of camp guards who had nothing but contempt for him and his fellow POWs He was a risk taker whose survival strategies sometime.