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Author Poidevin, Leslie.

Title Samurais and circumcisions / by Leslie Poidevin
Published Burnside, S. Aust. : L. Poidevin, 1985


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  940.5472520924 Poi/Sac  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 174 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, 1 map, portraits ; 25 cm
Series Medical Humanities collection HHSL
Contents Foreword -- Preface -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgements -- In the beginning -- Getting away -- Medical reconnaisance -- The Japanese attack -- Captivity begins -- Personal problems -- Early medical problems -- General camp situation -- Move to Java -- Tandjong Priok camp -- Makasura camp -- Life in Cycle camp -- St Vincentius hospital -- Some surgical problems -- Hospital conditions - some personalities -- Move to Bandoeng -- Return to Cycle camp -- Getting home -- Getting out -- Reflections -- Postscript -- Epilogue -- Appendices: A. Formation of Sparrow Force -- B. Cookhouse report -- C. The island drafts -- D. Singapore November -- Report by Lady Mountbatten
Summary Account of a young doctor's experience as a prisoner of the Japanese in Timor and Java
Analysis Prisoners--Personal narratives
Prisons--Japan--Personal narratives
War--Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945--Medical care
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, Australian
World War, 1939-1945--Prisoners and prisons, Japanese
Notes Available from The Manager, Gilligham Printers Pty Ltd, 106 Curries Street, Adelaide S.A. 5000
Includes index
Subject Poidevin, Leslie., 1914-
Poidevin, Leslie.
Australia. Australian Army. Field Ambulance, 2/12th
World War, 1939-1945 -- Australian -- Personal narratives
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.
Prisons -- Indonesia -- Personal narratives.
Prisons -- Timor Island -- Personal narratives.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical care.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisons and prisoners, Japanese
Prisoners -- history.
Prisons -- history.
Armed Conflicts.
Genre/Form Personal Narrative.
Personal narratives.
ISBN 0959008721