"I am pleased to see that there are books being written about the prisoners and this episode of a time when people suffered and tried to survive in such terrible conditions during WWII." --Dame Vera Lynn DBE, LLD, M Mus, Patron of The National Ex-Prisoner of War Association (NEXPOWA).
About the Author
CHARLES WAITE is now over 90 years old and lives in Kidderminster. He has finally decided to tell his harrowing story after 70 years, with the help of author, journalist and friend - Dee La Vardera, She is the author of seven books and countless articles for publications as diverse as The Guardian, Farmer s Weekly and The Lady. She has painstakingly recorded (and authenticated) Charles s experiences. So moved was ex-hostage Terry Waite on meeting Charles that he immediately offered to write a foreword to this book.