Burma Railway Medicine: Disease, Death and Survival on the Thai-Burma Railway 1942-1945 Author Geoff Gill

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The Thai-Burma railway, also known as the 'Death Railway' saw 60,000 Prisoners of War working in appalling conditions, under Japanese imprisonment.  The Japanese captors offered no medical treatement for the tropical diseases and malnutrition that they would succumb to. It was then left to the Allied POW doctors to treat the the sick with little medical equipment or drugs. Despite this, with great ingenuity they managed to save hundreds of lives.

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Join Julie Summers and Geoff Gill from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in conversation with Emma Mawdsley on the 15th August, as part of the National Army Museum's VJ75 Never Forgotten series - Memories of the Burma Railway. Full event details can  be found on the National Army Museum's What's On listings.

ISBN:9781910837092

Paperback

272 Pages

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