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8/8 Striking a balance between remembering the horrors of war and harbouring hate.
7/8 Almost 50 years after the war, the former officer meets one of his Japanese tormentors.
6/8 Having been transferred and brutalised by his captors, the officer's interrogation begins.
5/8 The guards discover the prisoners' home-made radio set. The autobiography of a prisoner.
4/8 The officer brands the Burma-Siam railway 'the last cruel enterprise of the railway age'.
3/8 When Singapore falls in February 1942, the signals officer soon finds himself a prisoner.
2/8 The outbreak of the war allows the young Scot to escape from his mundane Post Office job.
1/8 Best-selling autobiography, featuring wartime experiences as a prisoner of the Japanese.