Scattered Under the Rising Sun: The Gordon Highlanders in the Far East 1941-1945 :: Stewart Mitchell soon to be presented for sale on the astounding BookLovers of Bath web site!
Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2012, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white photographs; Charts; Maps (2); Appendix;
From the cover: While there have been many fine and inspiring individual POW accounts, Scattered Under the Rising Sun is unusual in that it describes the horrific ordeal at the hands of the Japanese of the officers and men of 2nd Battalion Gordon Highlanders.
The Battalion was posted to Singapore in 1937 with their families. When the Japanese invaded Malaya in December 1941, the Gordons fought bravely until the surrender of Singapore on 14 February 1942 and those who ha…
Introduction by: Lieutenant General Sir Peter Graham
Very Good+ in Very Good+ Dust Wrapper.
Red boards with Silver titling to the Spine. (xii) 212 pages. Index. 9½” x 6¼”.
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