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5.0 out of 5 stars I COULD FEEL MYSELF BACK THERE AGAIN
Having served in the jungles of the Far East for three years this book took me back and brought home my personal experiences and the horrors of those who went before me albeit not so long ago.
Published 12 months ago by Boris

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1.0 out of 5 stars Give this a miss.
Didn't enjoy this book at all,thought it was spoilt with his derisory comments of the british. There were a lot of brave british men doing a lot of brave things(along with our allies) which he must have been aware of but there was no mention of them.There is ofcourse good & not so good in all nationalities but i am put off a book in which the person is obviously biased &...
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5.0 out of 5 stars I COULD FEEL MYSELF BACK THERE AGAIN, 30 July 2013
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Boris "Martin Lee" (Milton Keynes England) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: A Long Way Home - One POW's story of escape and evasion during World War II (Kindle Edition)
Having served in the jungles of the Far East for three years this book took me back and brought home my personal experiences and the horrors of those who went before me albeit not so long ago.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A Good Read, 14 Jun 2014
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This review is from: A Long Way Home - One POW's story of escape and evasion during World War II (Kindle Edition)
Well written book, an interesting insite into lifevas a POW. Enjoyed it from start to finish.
For anyone who likes true stories I can recomend this book.
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good read, 5 Jun 2014
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This book is a good example of life for prisoners of war without any of the grimmer details I'm sure he endured
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5.0 out of 5 stars Interesting, 1 Jun 2014
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Interesting reading about the bravery of these chaps. I enjoyed the book very much. I would recommend it as a goog read for anyone who likes facts and history.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Gripping story, 13 Jan 2014
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A most enlightening and moving account of what must have been an harrowing and lengthy experience. Ther must be other stories like this yet to be written or published.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very good read, 12 Jan 2014
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Excellent read I don't think it's possible to ever read enough of these brave men's wartime stories and the hardships they endured
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4.0 out of 5 stars A LONG WAY HOME AND WAS WORTH READING. CHARLES GRANQUIST DID GOOD, 19 Oct 2013
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very good read . held me spellbound and not wanting to put book down..my cups of tea were always getting cold
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5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Story, 10 Jan 2013
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This book was hard to put down. The story of Charles Granquist, an Australian teen-ager who after voluteering for the army in 1939 is sent halfway around the world to fight the Italians in Northern Africa, then getting sent to Greece to help defend the country and encountering the German invasion of Greece and his subsequent capture and ordeal as a prisoner of war. The last half of his book reveals his many escape attempts from his prison camp in Austria, including being recaptured in Italy and Slovenia. I highly recommend this book.
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1.0 out of 5 stars Give this a miss., 18 July 2014
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Didn't enjoy this book at all,thought it was spoilt with his derisory comments of the british. There were a lot of brave british men doing a lot of brave things(along with our allies) which he must have been aware of but there was no mention of them.There is ofcourse good & not so good in all nationalities but i am put off a book in which the person is obviously biased & predudiced - in this case against the british. I would also add that i would feel just as strongly if it was the other way around. My father was in the east & spoke warmly of the Australians & his pride of fighting along side them so i know he would have been disappointed had he read the book when he was alive.
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3.0 out of 5 stars Good insight from ANZAC, 10 July 2014
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Enjoyed this book as it gives a good insight into the ANZAC soldiers experiences and well composed wrote with deep respect for the values of comrades
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