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    • The Forgotten Highlander

    • My Incredible Story of Survival During the War in the Far East
    • By: Alistair Urquhart
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
    • Abridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 193
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      5 out of 5 stars 173

    Alistair Urquhart was a soldier in the Gordon Highlanders captured by the Japanese in Singapore. He not only survived working on the notorious Bridge on the River Kwai , but he was subsequently taken on one of the Japanese ‘hellships’ which was torpedoed. Nearly everyone else on board died and Urquhart spent 5 days alone on a raft in the South China Sea before being rescued by a whaling ship. He was taken to Japan and then forced to work in a mine near Nagasaki.

    • 5 out of 5 stars

    • By Jacob on 05-25-10

    Regular price: $14.01