Alistair Urquhart: The Man Who Refused To Die
Alistair Urquhart, then a 22-year-old Gordon Highlander from Aberdeen, became a prisoner of war without firing a shot.
This is a story of almost unimaginable suffering. The POWs were transported deep into Thailand on rice trucks that were more like steel coffins.
He, with hundreds of others, was marched through the jungle to a prison camp. Many died from dehydration and exhaustion on the long march.
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