The Boat: Singapore Escape - Cannibalism At Sea by Walter GibsonThe Boat: Singapore Escape - Cannibalism At Sea by Walter Gibson

The Boat: Singapore Escape - Cannibalism At Sea

byWalter Gibson

Paperback | July 12, 2007

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In 1942 a ship carrying 500 escapees from Japanese-occupied Singapore set sail for Ceylon. Halfway to safety she was torpedoed and sank. Only one lifeboat was launched-a lifeboat built to carry twenty-eight but to which 135 souls now looked to for salvation. For twenty-six days, cannibalism, murder, heroism, and self-sacrifice drifted with her. There were only four survivors.
Born in 1914, Walter Gardiner Gibson fought in WWII Malaya, and survived in a lifeboat for twenty-six days amidst cannibalism and treachery. Soldier, POW, and author, he died in 2005.
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Title:The Boat: Singapore Escape - Cannibalism At SeaFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 7.95 × 5.32 × 0.5 inPublished:July 12, 2007Publisher:Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:981058301X

ISBN - 13:9789810583019

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