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The Changi Camera: George Aspinall's Photographs and Memories
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Tim Bowden
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The Changi Camera: George Aspinall's Photographs and Memories

Tim Bowden


Little Brown

Biography: historical, political & military;
Second World War;
Prisoners of war


256 pages

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In THE CHANGI CAMERA, acclaimed author Tim Bowden presents a unique record of one Australian soldier's experience of the fall of Singapore, captivity in Changi and enduring the hell of the Thai-Burma Railway. George Aspinall was a keen photographer and, even in the very worst of conditions, he managed to take photos, process them and so preserve for later generations the reality of incarceration.

Along with George's own memories of those years, Tim Bowden has written a gripping and authoritative overview of what happened in Changi and on the Railway.

This powerful narrative and unique collection of almost one hundred photographs combine to give us a raw and graphic account of just what George and thousands of his fellow Australians endured.

By:   Tim Bowden
Imprint:   Little Brown
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 218mm,  Width: 179mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   780g
ISBN:   9780733629624
ISBN 10:   0733629628
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   October 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Tim Bowden was a journalist and documentary maker with ABC Radio and TV for many years and is the author of a number of books, including One Crowded Hour - Neil Davis, Combat Cameraman.

The old Australian capacity for wary and irreverent humour in adversity is displayed on every page. - C J Koch...records with a poignancy that cannot be equalled by words alone... It is a splendid, unique collection. - Canberra TimesA beautiful book - all the more remarkable because of the stinging tragedy that lies beneath the surface of the sepia photos. - Sydney Telegraph

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