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White coolies

Betty Jeffrey

White coolies

the graphic account of Australian nurses held captive during World War II

by Betty Jeffrey

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Published by Angus & Robertson in North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Jeffrey, Betty, -- 1908-,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons, Japanese.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, Australian.,
  • Prisoners of war -- Indonesia -- Sumatra -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBetty Jeffrey.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.J3 J44 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination204 p.
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14939496M
    ISBN 100207161070
    OCLC/WorldCa27487673

    Additional Physical Format: Print version: Jeffrey, Betty, White coolies. London, Angus and Robertson [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type. White Coolies. It is October Of the fifty-three survivors who scrambled ashore, twenty-one were murdered and the remaining thirty-two taken prisoner. by .

    Betty Jeffrey was born on 14 May 14 in Melbourne, Australia. AANS Nursing Sister. She was interned at Palembang, Muntok and Belalau. Author White Coolies. She died on [92]. Her obituary appeared in The Times as follows: Betty Jeffrey, OAM, Australian nursing sister and war hero, died in Melbourne on September 13 aged Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. Find White Coolies by Jeffrey, Betty at Biblio. Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. COVID Update. May 9, Biblio is open and shipping orders. Read more here.

    & Kickhefer, J. P. L. , White coolies / by Betty Jeffrey ; illustrated by J.P.L. Kickhefer Angus and Robertson Sydney Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Elizabeth ("Jessie" to her fellow POW nurses) Simons is the author of the book "While History Passed" (William Heinemann Limited, ) later re-published under the title "In Japanese Hands". The book fully documents her experiences immediately before, during and immediately after her internment in the prison camps of Sumatra.


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It is an amazing story of survival and deprivation and the harshest of conditions. On February 12thsixty-five Australian Army Nursing sisters were hurriedly evacuated from blazing Singapore.

Two days later, their ship was bombed and sunk by the enemy and twelve died. Fifty-three survivors struggled to shore only to fall straight into the hands of the Japanese.

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BETTY JEFFREY, author of best selling book "White Coolies" (Angus & Robertson), now in its 19th edition. She was one of the Australian nurses taken prisoner by the Japanese in Sumatra during World War II and held for three and a half years under inhumane conditions. White Coolies told some of the story.

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Publish your book with B&: Betty Jeffrey. White Coolies | It is October From the doorway of this small three-roomed cottage, which houses thirty-two of us, we look out beyond to a steaming jungle in Sumatra. In a group of sixty-five Australian Army nursing sisters was evacuated from Malaya a few days before the fall of Singapore.

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