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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Stubborn Buggers : Survivors of the Infamous POW Gaol That Made Changi Look Like Heaven
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''It made Changi seem like heaven.'

'There was a place far worse than Changi - Singapore's Outram Road Gaol. For the POWs who endured it, deprivation here was so extreme that there really was a fate worse than death.

'Stubborn Buggers is the little known story of twelve Australian POWs who fought and survived the action in Malaya before the fall of Singapore and endured captivity and slave labour, 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.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2014 .
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      Cover image courtesy of Allen & Unwin.
      Extent: 272p.
      Note/s:
      • Published April 2014
      ISBN: 9781743314425

Works about this Work

A Hell Even Worse Than Changi Tim Bowden , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 June 2014; (p. 22)

— Review of Stubborn Buggers : Survivors of the Infamous POW Gaol That Made Changi Look Like Heaven Tim Bowden , 2014 single work biography
[Untitled] David Bradbury , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 May 2014; (p. 25)

— Review of Stubborn Buggers : Survivors of the Infamous POW Gaol That Made Changi Look Like Heaven Tim Bowden , 2014 single work biography
[Untitled] David Bradbury , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 17 May 2014; (p. 25)

— Review of Stubborn Buggers : Survivors of the Infamous POW Gaol That Made Changi Look Like Heaven Tim Bowden , 2014 single work biography
A Hell Even Worse Than Changi Tim Bowden , 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 7 June 2014; (p. 22)

— Review of Stubborn Buggers : Survivors of the Infamous POW Gaol That Made Changi Look Like Heaven Tim Bowden , 2014 single work biography
Last amended 21 Nov 2015 17:55:36
Subjects:
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    Singapore,
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    Southeast Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
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