Life on the Death Railway: The Memoirs of a British Prisoner of War
* Remarkable first-hand account of life in Second World War Japanese prisoner-of-war camps * Graphic descriptions of conditions at Changi and of work on the Burma railway * Fascinating insight into the daily reality of imprisonment in the harshest conditions
Dr Tony Pollard is a leading battlefield archaeologist, perhaps best known as the co-presenter, with Neil Oliver, of the television series Two Men in a Trench. Formerly he was a key member of GUARD, the Glasgow University Archaeological Research Division. Among his many publications are Past Tense: Studies in the Archaeology of Conflict (with Iain Banks), Two Men in a Trench: Uncovering the Secrets of British Battlefields (with Neil Oliver), War and Sacrifice: Studies in the Archaeology of Conflict (with Iain Banks) and, as editor, Culloden: The History and Archaeology of the Last Clan Battle.