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  • 2/29 Battalion AIF Association, A History of the 2/29 Battalion - 8th Australian Division AIF (2/29 Battalion AIF Association, 1991)
  • 2/30 Bn AIF Association, Getting on with it - a unique story of soldiers who beat the odds (2/30 Bn AIF Association, 1998)
  • Adam-Smith, Patsy, Prisoners of War - from Gallipoli to Korea (Viking, Ringwood, Vic., 1992)
  • Allan, Sheila, Diary of a Girl in Changi - 2nd ed. including the Changi quilts (Kangaroo Press, 1999)
  • Arneil, Stan, Black Jack - The Life and Times of Brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan (The Macmillan Company of Australia Pty Ltd, 107 Moray Street, South Melbourne, 3205, 1983)
  • Arneil, Stan, One Man's War (Arneil, S.F. Alternative Publishing Co-operative, 1980)
  • Arvier, Robyn, Don't Worry About Me - wartime letters of the 8th Division A.I.F. - collected and edited by Robyn Arvier (Robyn Arvier, 2004)
  • Atkinson, Les, My Side of the Kwai - Reminiscences of an Australian prisoner of war of the Japanese (Kangaroo Press, 2001)
  • Australian Military Forces, Active Service - with Australia in the Middle East (Board of Management of the Australian War Memorial, 1941)
  • Australian Military Forces, As You Were 1948 (Australian War Memorial, 1948)
  • Australian Military Forces, As You Were 1949 (Australian War Memorial, 1949)
  • Australian Military Forces, Jungle Warfare - with the Australian Army in the south-west Pacific (Australian War Memorial, 1944)
  • Australian Military Forces, Khaki and Green - with the Australian Army at Home and Overseas (Australian War Memorial, 1943)
  • Australian Military Forces, Signals - Story of the Australian Corps of Signals (Australian War Memorial, 1944)
  • Australian Military Forces, Soldiering On - the Australian Army at Home and Overseas (Australian War Memorial, 1942)
  • Australian Military Forces, Stand Easy (Australian War Memorial, 1945)
  • Baker, Guy, More lives than a cat - Three and half years as prisoner of war of the Japanese (Baker, Guy, 1998)
  • Bennett, Lieut. Gen H. Gordon, Why Singapore Fell (Angus and Robertson Ltd, 1944)
  • Blair, Joan and Clay, Return from the River Kwai (Futura Publications, 1980)
  • Bleakley, Jack, The Eavesdroppers (Australian Government Publishing Service, 1992)
  • Bowden, Tim, Changi Photographer - George Aspinall's record of captivity (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, GPO Box 9994, Sydney, NSW 2001, 1985)
  • Boyle, James, Railroad to Burma (Allen & Unwin, 1992)
  • Braddon, Russell, End of Hate - a sequel to The Naked Island (Pan Books Ltd., 8 Headfort Place, London, SW1, 1960)
  • Braddon, Russell, The Naked Island (Pan Books Ltd, Cavaye Place, London, 1983)
  • Bradley, James, Towards the Setting Sun - an escape from the Thailand-Burma Railway, 1943 (J.M.L. Fuller, 10 Jean Street, Wellington, NSW, 1984)
  • Brennan, Niall, Damien Parer Cameraman (Melbourne University Press, 1994)
  • Burgess, Pat, Warco - Australian Reporters at War (William Heineman Australia, 1986)
  • Campbell Hill, Alistair, Scenes from Sumatra (Mary Campbell Hill, 2002)
  • Chapman, F. Spencer, The Jungle is Neutral (The Reprint Society Ltd, 1950)
  • Chapman, Ivan, Tokyo Calling - The Charles Cousens Case (Hale & Iremonger Pty. Ltd., Sydney, 1990)
  • Clarke, Dr. Burnett Leslie, Behind the Wire - The Clinical War Diary of Dr. Burnett Clarke (Dept. of Child Health, University of Queensland, Royal Children's Hospital, Brisbane, 4029, 1989)
  • Coates, Albert Ernest and Rosenthal, Newman, The Albert Coates Story (Hyland House Publishing Pty Limited, 10 Hyland Street, South Yarra, Vic 3141, 1977)
  • Coates, John, An Atlas of Australia's Wars - The Australian centenary history of defence Volume VII (Oxford University Press, 2001)
  • Cody, Les, Ghosts in Khaki - the history of the 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion, 8th Australian Division A.I.F. (Hesperian Press, PO Box 317, Victoria Park, WA 6100, 1997)
  • Connell, John, Wavell - Supreme Commander (Collins, St. James Place, London, 1969)
  • Cook, Haruko Taya and Cook, Theodore F., Japan at War - An Oral History  (Phoenix Press, 2000)
  • Dandie, Alexander (Alex), The Story of “J" Force (Dandie, Alexander (Alex), 1985)
  • Daugherty III, Leo J., Fighting Techniques of a Japanese Infantryman - 1941-1945 Training, Techniques and Weapons (Amber Books Ltd, 2002)
  • Davies, Peter N., The Man Behind the Bridge - Colonel Toosey and the River Kwai (The Athlone Press Ltd, 1 Park Drive, London NW11 7SG, 2000)
  • Dean, Penrod V., Singapore Samurai (Kangaroo Press, 2000)
  • Department of Defence, Campaign and Operational Medals Awarded to the Australian Defence Force (Department of Defence, 1999)
  • Dunlop, E.E., The War Diaries of Weary Dunlop (Penguin Books Ltd, 1990)
  • Eves, Wally, H.M.A.S. Bendigo Corvette - by members of her ship's company (Action Press, Morley, WA, 1995)
  • Ewen, Murray, Colour Patch - the men of the 2/4th Australian Machine Gun Battalion, 1940-1945 (Hesperian Press, Victoria Park, W.A., 2003)
  • Finkemeyer, Colin E., It Happened to Us - Mark II (Finkemeyer, Colin E. and D.J., 1998)
  • Finkemeyer, Colin E., It Happened to Us - Mark III - the Japanese Invasion of the Pacific 1941-1945 (Finkemeyer, Colin E. and D.J., 2003)
  • Finlay, Iain, Savage Jungle - an epic struggle for survival (Simon & Schuster Australia, 20 Barcoo Street, East Roseville, NSW 2069, 1991)
  • Forbes, Cameron, Hellfire - The Story of Australia, Japan and the Prisoners of War (Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited, 2005)
  • Frei, Henry, Guns of February - Ordinary Japanese Soldiers' Views of the Malayan Campaign & the Fall of Singapore 1941-42 (Singapore University Press, 2004)
  • Frisch, Colin, Heroes Denied - The Malayan Harrier Conspiracy (Marlin Publications, 741 Ferntree Gully Road, Wheelers Hill, Vic., 3150, 1990)
  • Hall, Leslie G., The Blue Haze - POWs on the Burma Railway - incorporating the history of 'A' force, groups 3 & 5, Burma-Thai Railway, 1942-1943 (Kangaroo Press, 1996)
  • Hall, Timothy, The Fall of Singapore 1942 (Methuen Australia Pty Ltd, 44 Waterloo Road, North Ryde, 2113, 1983)
  • Hardie, Robert, The Burma-Siam Railway - The Secret Diary of Dr. Robert Hardie 1942-45 (William Collins, 1983)
  • Harrison, Kenneth, The Brave Japanese (Rigby Limited, James Place, Adelaide, 1966)
  • Hellfire Pass Memorial, The Burma Thailand Railway 1942-1943 (Department of Veterans' Affairs, Canberra, 1998)
  • Hudson, Lionel, The Rats of Rangoon (hardcover) (Leo Cooper, 1988)
  • Hudson, Lionel, The Rats of Rangoon (paperback) (Arrow Books Limited, 62-65 Chandos Place, London, 1989)
  • Jahne, Mary, From Red Gums to Bamboo (Jahne, Mary, 2001)
  • Kinvig, Clifford, River Kwai Railway - The Story of the Burma-Siam Railway (Brassey's Classics, 1998)
  • Lemke, Len, Letters to Wendy - Recollections of a Prisoner of War (Lemke, H., Walla Walla, N.S.W., 2003)
  • Lindsay, Neville, Equal to the Task - The Royal Australian Army Service Corps - Volume 1 (Historia Productions, PO Box 604, Kenmore 4069, 1992)
  • Lodge, A.B., The Fall of General Gordon Bennett (Allen & Unwin Australia Pty Ltd, 8 Napier Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060, 1986)
  • Lord, Walter, Day of Infamy - the moment by moment story of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941 (Bantam Books, 1980)
  • Macdougall, A.K., Victory: The Epic of World War II 1939-1945 (The Five Mile Press Pty. Ltd., 950 Stud Road, Rowville, Vic. 3178, 2005)
  • Magarry, Ron, for the Battalion Association, The Battalion Story - 2/26th Battalion, 8th Division, A.I.F (Magarry, W.R., 3 Canowie Road, Jindalee. Qld. 4074, 1994)
  • Maitland, Gordon L., The Battle History of the Royal New South Wales Regiment (Kangaroo Press, East Roseville, N.S.W., 2002)
  • Mant, Gilbert, Grim Glory - The A.I.F. in Malaya (The Currawong Publishing Co., 32 Jamieson Street, Sydney, 1942)
  • Mant, Gilbert, Massacre at Parit Sulong (Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd, 1995)
  • Mason, Andrew, A Different Brand of English (Poseidon Books, 2004)
  • McCarthy, J. Helene, A Quiet Hero - The Life of Very Reverend Dean Patrick John Walsh (McCarthy, J. Helene, 2000)
  • McCormack, Gavan and Nelson, Hank, The Burma-Thailand Railway (Allen & Unwin Pty Ltd, 9 Atchison Street, St. Leonards, NSW, 2065, 1993)
  • McEwan, James, The Remorseless Road - Singapore to Nagasaki - an RAF officer's account of capture and the Japanese prison camps in World War II (Airlife Publishing Ltd, 1997)
  • McKie, Ronald, The Heroes (Angus & Robertson, 1980)
  • McLaggan, Douglas, The Will to Survive - a Private's View as a POW (Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd, 1995)
  • Michno, Gregory F., USS Pampanito - Killer Angel (University of Oklahoma Press, 2000)
  • Mills, Roy, Doctor's Diary and Memoirs - Pond's Party, F Force, Thai-Burma Railway (Mills, R.M., 1994)
  • Moffatt, Jonathan and McCormick, Audrey Holmes, Moon Over Malaya - A Tale of Argyll’s and Marines (Tempus Publishing Ltd, The Mill, Brimscombe Port, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 2QG, 2002)
  • Moffitt, Athol, Project Kingfisher - The untold story of the Sandakan POWs in Borneo - and the secret plan for a rescue that never happened  (Angus & Robertson, 1989)
  • Moremon, Dr. John, Australians on the Burma-Thailand Railway 1942-43 (Department of Veterans' Affairs, 2003)
  • Moremon, Dr. John, Royal Australian Air Force 1941-1945 Australians in the Pacific War (Department of Veterans' Affairs, 2005)
  • Moremon, Dr. John, with Reid, Dr. Richard, A Bitter Fate - Australians in Malaya & Singapore December 1941-February 1942 (Department of Veterans' Affairs, 2002)
  • Morrison, Ian, Malayan Postscript (Angus and Robertson Ltd, 1943)
  • National Archives of Singapore, The Japanese Occupation 1942-1945 - A Pictorial Record of Singapore During the War (Times Editions, 2001)
  • Nelson, Hank, P.O.W. Prisoners of War - Australians Under Nippon (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, GPO Box 9994, Sydney, NSW 2001, 1985)
  • Nelson, Hank, Prisoners of War - Australians Under Nippon (Australian Broadcasting Corporation, GPO Box 9994, Sydney, NSW 2001, 2001)
  • Owen, Frank, The Fall of Singapore (Michael Joseph Ltd, 1960)
  • Parkin, Ray, Ray Parkin's Wartime Trilogy - Out of the Smoke; Into the Smother; The Sword and the Blossom (Melbourne University Press, 2003)
  • Peek, Ian Denys, One Fourteenth of an Elephant - A memoir of life and death on the Burma- Thailand Railway (Pan Macmillan Australia Pty Limited, 2003)
  • Penfold, A.W., Bayliss, W.C., Crispin, K.E., Galleghan’s Greyhounds - The Story of the 2/30th Australian Infantry Battalion (2/30 Bn AIF Association, 1984)
  • Penfold, A.W., Bayliss, W.C., Crispin, K.E., Galleghan’s Greyhounds - The Story of the 2/30th Australian Infantry Battalion (2/30 Bn AIF Association, 2004)
  • Periplus Editions, Singapore Street Atlas - includes Johor Bahru (Periplus Editions, 2002)
  • Phillips, C.E. Lucas, The Greatest Raid of All (William Heineman Ltd, 1958)
  • Plowman, Peter, Across the Sea to War - Australia and New Zealand Troop Convoys from 1865 through two World Wars to Korea and Vietnam (Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd, PO Box 6125 Dural Delivery Centre, NSW 2156, 2003)
  • Power, F.W.G., Kurrah! - an Australian POW in Changi, Thailand & Japan, 1942-1945 (Austin, R.J. & S.P., McCrae, Australia, 1991)
  • Queensland Ex-POW Reparation Committee, Nippon Very Sorry - Many Men Must Die - submission to the United Nations Commission of Human Rights (ECOSOC resolution 1503) (Boolaring Publications, 12 Brookes St., Bowen Hills, Brisbane, Qld. 4006, 1990)
  • Raaen, R.O., Diary of Pte. Raaen, Sketches by Pte. Turnbull, 1940-1945, 2/26 battalion AIF (Raaen, R.O., self published, 2001)
  • Reid, P.R.; Boulle, Pierre; Pope, Dudley; Brickhill, Paul, Great War Stories - The Colditz Story, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Battle of the River Plate, The Dambusters (Octupus Books Limited, 59 Grosvenor Street, London, 1978)
  • Richards, Rowley and McEwan, Marcia, The Survival Factor (Kangaroo Press Pty Ltd, 1989)
  • Richards, Rowley, A Doctor's War (Harper Collins Publishers, 2005)
  • Rivett, Rohan D., Behind Bamboo - An Inside Story of the Japanese Prison Camps (Angus & Robertson, 1946)
  • Rivett, Rohan, Behind Bamboo - Hell on the Burma Railway (Penguin Books, 2003)
  • Saggers, Ian, To Hell-Fire, Purgatory and Back (Saggers, Ian, 2000)
  • Shaw, Patricia, Brother Digger - the Sullivans, 2nd AIF (Greenhouse Publications Pty Ltd, 385-387 Bridge Road, Richmond, Vic., 1984)
  • Shinozaki, Mamoru, Syonan - My Story - the Japanese occupation of Singapore (Times Books International, 2001)
  • Silver, Lynette Ramsay and Hall, Tom, Major, Krait - The Fishing Boat that went to War (Cultured Lotus, 2001)
  • Silver, Lynette Ramsay and Hall, Tom, Major, The Heroes of Rimau - unravelling the mystery of one of World War II's most daring raids (Cultured Lotus, 2001)
  • Silver, Lynette Ramsay, The Bridge at Parit Sulong - An investigation of mass murder, Malaya 1942 (The Watermark Press, Sydney, Australia, 2004)
  • Simons, Sister Jessie Elizabeth, In Japanese Hands - Australian Nurses as POWs (Heinemann Publishers Australia Pty Ltd, 85 Arbinger Street, Richmond, Victoria, 3121, 1985)
  • Smith, Ian K., Records of War - a guide to military history sources at the Australian War Memorial (Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT 2601, 1996)
  • Smith, Lieutenant Colonel Neil C., Tid-Apa - The History of the 4th Anti-Tank Regiment (Mostly Unsung Military History Research & Publications, PO Box 20, Gardenvale, Vic. 3185, 1992)
  • Stewart, Athole, Let's Get Cracking - The Malayan Campaign (Frank Johnson, 350 George Street, Sydney, 1943)
  • Stewart, John, To The River Kwai - Two Journeys - 1943, 1979 (Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd, 2 Soho Square, London, 1989)
  • Tamayama, Kazuo and Nunneley, John, Tales by Japanese Soldiers (Cassell Military Paperbacks, 2002)
  • Thomason, William E., March to Ranau - Australian Servicemen at Sandakan, Borneo 1943-1945 (Bendigo Militaria Museum, View St., Bendigo, 1989)
  • Tsuji, Masanobu, Singapore The Japanese Version - Japan's Greatest Victory - Britain's Worst Defeat (Ure Smith Pty Ltd, 166 Phillip Street, Sydney, 1960)
  • Uhr, Janet, Against the Sun - The AIF in Malaya, 1941-42 (Allen & Unwin, 9 Atchison Street, St. Leonards, NSW 2065, 1998)
  • Walker, Allan S., Clinical Problems of War - Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (Australian War Memorial, 1956)
  • Wall, Don, Abandoned - Australians at Sandakan 1945 (Wall, Don, 1990)
  • Wall, Don, Heroes at Sea (Wall, D., 1991)
  • Wall, Don, Heroes of F Force (Wall, Don, 1993)
  • Wall, Don, Sandakan Under Nippon The Last March (D. Wall Publications, 98 Darlet Street West, Mona Vale, NSW 2103, 2003)
  • Wall, Don, Singapore and Beyond - the story of the men of the 2/20 Battalion told by the survivors (2/20 Battalion Association, 2000)
  • Walshe, J. P., Singapore's Legacy of Shame - Splinter's Story (Part 2) (Walshe, J. P., 1997)
  • Walshe, J. P., Splinter's Story - and we were young (Literary Productions Pty Ltd, 1989)
  • Whitecross, Roy, Slaves of the Son of Heaven - A personal account of an Australian POW 1942-1945 (Kangaroo Press, 2000)
  • Whitelocke, Cliff.; O'Brien, George, Gunners in the Jungle - a story of the 2/15 Field Regiment Royal Australian Artillery, 8 Division, Australian Imperial Force (The 2/15 Field Regiment Association, 1983)
  • Wigmore, Lionel, The Japanese Thrust - Australia in the War of 1939-1945 (Australian War Memorial, 1968)
  • Wilson, Duncan, Survival Was for Me (GC Books Ltd, 6 South Main Street, Wigtown, Scotland, 1991)
  • Yap, Siang Yong; Bose Romen and Pang, Angeline, Fortress Singapore - The Battlefield Guide (Times Books International, 1995)

Museum Guides

  • Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce, Hellfire Pass Memorial (Thailand-Burma Railway) (Australian-Thai Chamber of Commerce, 10th Edition. 2002)

Magazines and Periodicals

  • Makan (Official Organ of the 2/30th Bn. AIF Association) (2/30th Battalion AIF Association, Sydney. 1946-2004)

Web Sites

  • ABC Four Corners "No Prisoners" - http://www.abc.net.au/4corners/specials/noprisoners/default.htm

  • Australian War Memorial - http://www.awm.gov.au/

Archives

  • Australian War Memorial

    • AWM52 8/3/18 - 2/18 Bn AIF Unit Diary

    • AWM52 8/3/19 - 2/19 Bn AIF Unit Diary

    • AWM52 8/3/20 - 2/20 Bn AIF Unit Diary

    • AWM52 8/3/26 - 2/26 Bn AIF Unit Diary

    • AWM52 8/3/29 - 2/29 Bn AIF Unit Diary

    • AWM52 8/3/30 - 2/30 Bn AIF Unit Diary

     

  • National Archives of Australia

    • NAA: B883 - Service Records

 

  • 2/30 Bn Archives

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