The Colonel of Tamarkan Author Julie Summers

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Part biography, part history; Julie Summers tells the story of Lieutenant Colonel Philip Toosey and his careful direction of those Allied Servicemen, imprisoned alongside him. He managed the balancing act between compliance and subversion and was instrumental in ensuring the Allied POW not only survived but also gained self-respect; in what was a harsh environment, rife with malnutrition, disease and brutality.

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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: 9780743495738

Paperback

432 Pages

 

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