"A" Force

 

 

Introduction Training War Prisoner of War Return to Australia  

POW | Surrender - 1942 | Singapore - from Feb.1942 | Burma -Thailand Railway | "A" Force | "B" Force | "C" Force | "D" Force | "E" Force | "F" Force | "G" Force | "H" Force | "J" Force | Singapore - from March, 1945 | Surrender - 1945

Arrived ? 1943
Departed ? 1943

Personal stories

Further reading

  • The Albert Coates Story - Coates, Albert Ernest and Rosenthal, Newman,  (Hyland House Publishing Pty Limited, 10 Hyland Street, South Yarra, Vic 3141, 1977)
  • The Blue Haze - POWs on the Burma Railway - incorporating the history of 'A' force, groups 3 & 5, Burma-Thai Railway, 1942-1943 - Hall, Leslie G.,  (Kangaroo Press, 1996)
  • Behind Bamboo - An Inside Story of the Japanese Prison Camps - Rivett, Rohan D.,  (Angus & Robertson, 1946)
  • Slaves of the Son of Heaven - A personal account of an Australian POW 1942-1945 - Whitecross, Roy,  (Kangaroo Press, 2000)

Last updated 12/02/2014