Title: Carrying On Under fire and in Captivity – Stories from the 8th Division Australian Army Medical Corps under Malaya command
Author: Johnson, Carl
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 2009
Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 559 pages
Comments: Stories from the 8th Division Australian Army Medical Corps under Malaya command. Out of the darkest days of Australia’s history, comes the following stories, diary entries and reflections of over sixty medical men and women who, during the time of heavy fighting in Malaya and Singapore, tended their wounded comrades.
This is the story of the 1,800 members of our Army Medical Corps 8th Division, who were forced to endure life as prisoners of war, following the fall of Singapore on 15 February 1942.