Roll Call at Oeyama
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Published by Hyperion Books .
Written in English


  • Military - World War II,
  • History - Military / War

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11048182M
ISBN 10086383129X
ISBN 109780863831294

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The English version of Evans' memoirs, Roll Call at Oeyama, P.O.W. Remembers, is known as one of the important accounts of POW's experience in Hong Kong and Japan. It is also quite unique as it combines his memories from World War II and the process of post-war reconciliation between his former enemies and himself as a result of his visit Born: , Llanwnnen, Lampeter in Wales. Roll call at Oeyama: P.O.W. remembers. description. Show more. Object details Category Books Related period Second World War (content), (content), Second World War (content) Creator EVANS, FRANK (Author) J.D. Lewis and Sons, Gomer Press (printer) (Publisher) Production date View Tadatoshi Hosoi’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. It was a Japanese translation of "Roll Call at Oeyama" by a Welsh writer who was a POW in WW II in my Title: Writer, translator, photographer at . Looking for books by Frank Evans? See all books authored by Frank Evans, including Field Guide to North American Truffles: Hunting, Identifying, and Enjoying the Worlds Most Prized Fungi, and Storybook Treasury for Boys, and more on

Frank Evans has 19 books on Goodreads with ratings. Frank Evans’s most popular book is Field Guide to North American Truffles: Hunting, Identifying. The usual roll-call on a sort of parade ground and then we were addressed by a British-Army Sergeant-major with a very loud voice and an unsympathetic appearance. What I specially disliked about this individual was the fact that he was very well dressed for a P.O.W. Good boots (polished), great coat, gloves, even a swagger stick. Frank Evans, Roll Call at Oeyama: P.O.W. Remembers (Llandysul, Wales, ); Shimojima Tetsuro, Amerika kokka hangyaku-zai [A Case of Treason against the United States] (Tokyo, ). Thomas David Frank Evans, Roll Call at Oeyama, P.O.W. Remembers, Tony Banham, Not the Slightest Chance: The Defence of Hong Kong, , University of British Columbia Press ; Hardcover (5/1/): ISBN

Tenko was the name given to the daily roll-call and prisoners had to call out their prisoner number in Japanese. The majority of prisoners were put to work in mines, fields, shipyards and factories on a diet of about calories a day. Explore books by Frank Evans with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Items relating to the life of Frank Evans of Aberystwyth, a Cardiganshire man imprisoned by the Japanese in WWII and who later wrote a book called Roll Call at Oeyama and forged links of friendship between Aberystwyth and Japan. Documents and ephemera concerning the late Laura Roberts of Aberystwyth C   He is referred to Frank Evans book "He was quite musical and managed to assemble a small harp from all sorts of bits and pieces" (Frank Evans - Roll Call at Oeyama). He was listed as being crew of No 3 Car of No 2 Section of A/Car Platoon in Dec. I believe he was injured in an air raid at on 18th Dec 41 in Government House area.