Tag Archives: POWs

Stuck in 1945

Two consecutive weekends I’ve returned to the Pacific, specifically 1945. Last weekend, I watched The Great Raid, which I’d somehow missed when it was released twelve years ago in 2005.  This movie retells the story of The Raid at Cabanatuan, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Railway Man (2013) 3.5 Stars

The Railway Man (2013) Watched via Netflix BluRay February 2015 3.5 out of 5 stars Plot Synopsis (via Wikipedia): During World War II, Eric Lomax (Firth) is a British officer who is captured by the Japanese in Singapore and sent … Continue reading

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Book Review: Judy by Lewis (3.5 stars)

Judy: A Dog in a Million by Damien Lewis 3.5 to 4 stars out of 5 stars Read in late November 2014 Publisher’s Synopsis: British bestselling author Damien Lewis is an award-winning journalist who has spent twenty years reporting from … Continue reading

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