LAST POST OVER THE RIVER KWAI The 2nd East Surreys in the Far East 1938-1945


A blow by blow account of the war against the Japanese in Malaya in Singapore 1941/2. The Surreys were one of the first regiments to engage the Japanese on the Thai border in December 1941 and suffered tremendous casualties during the defence and retreat from this part of Malaya.. They lost one out of every three men during the conflict and in the prisoner of war camps.

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