To End All Wars: A True Story about the Will to Survive and the Courage to Forgive

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To End All Wars: A True Story about the Will to Survive and the Courage to Forgive

Format:  Paperback,

232 pages

Publisher: Harpercollins Christian Pub

Publish Date: May 2002

ISBN-13: 9780007118489

ISBN-10: 0007118481

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Now A Major Motion Picture Starring Robert Carlyle and Kiefer Sutherland'Waking from a dream, I suddenly realized where I was: in the Death House--in a prison camp by the River Kwai. I was a prisoner of war, lying among the dead, waiting for the bodies to be carried away so that I might have more room.'When Ernest Gordon was twenty-four he was captured by the Japanese and forced, with other British prisoners, to build the notorious 'Railroad of Death', where nearly 16,000 Prisoners of War gave their life. Faced with the appalling conditions of the prisoners' camp and the brutality of the captors, he survived to become an inspiring example of the triumph of the human spirit against all odds.To End All Wars is Ernest Gordon's gripping true story behind both the Academy Award-winning film The Bridge on the River Kwai starring Alec Guinness and the new film To End All Wars directed by David Cunningham.

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Publisher: Harpercollins Christian Pub
Publish Date: May 2002
ISBN-13: 9780007118489
ISBN-10: 0007118481
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 232
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.44
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.34 x 0.65 x 8.14

Chapter outline

Introductionp. iv
In Memory of Ernest Gordonp. viii
The Death Housep. 1
Soldiers at Seap. 10
Our Hostsp. 48
The Valley of Deathp. 62
Miracle on the River Kwaip. 83
For Thou Art With Mep. 111
Church Without Wallsp. 152
Christmas Day, 1943p. 157
On from Chungkaip. 165
The Last Trekp. 191
Through the Valleyp. 209
Epiloguep. 216
Acknowledgementsp. 232

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Now A Major Motion Picture Starring Robert Carlyle and Kiefer Sutherland'Waking from a dream, I suddenly realized where I was: in the Death House--in a prison camp by the River Kwai. I was a prisoner of war, lying among the dead, waiting for the bodies to be carried away so that I might have more room.'When Ernest Gordon was twenty-four he was captured by the Japanese and forced, with other British prisoners, to build the notorious 'Railroad of Death', where nearly 16,000 Prisoners of War gave their life.

Faced with the appalling conditions of the prisoners' camp and the brutality of the captors, he survived to become an inspiring example of the triumph of the human spirit against all odds. To End All Wars is Ernest Gordon's gripping true story behind both the Academy Award-winning film The Bridge on the River Kwai starring Alec Guinness and the new film To End All Wars directed by David Cunningham.

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