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To End All Wars: A True Story about the Will to Survive and the Courage to Forgiveby Ernest Gordon
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The best-selling classic about the power of love and forgiveness in a Japanese POW camp — now a major motion picture starring Kiefer Sutherland and Robert Carlyle
In 1942 Ernest Gordon was captured by the Japanese and forced to help build "the railroad of death" along the valley of the River Kwai in Southeast Asia. While he was a prisoner of war he witnessed terrible atrocities and faced appalling conditions, yet through God's grace he was able to forgive his captors.
To End All Wars is Gordon's gripping true story behind the 1957 Academy Award-winning film The Bridge on the River Kwai, and its remake To End All Wars, to be released this fall.
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.
The bestselling classic of the power of love and forgiveness in a Japanese prisoner of war camp; the story behind the feature film starring Robert Carlyle and Kiefer Sutherland.
The best-selling classic of the power of love and forgiveness in a Japanese prisoner of war camp.
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