This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Changi - The setting for most of the novel, this place from a distance looks like a pearl on the green eastern tip of Singapore Island.
Australia - The object of the Japanese army's southern drive, this country is to serve as a vast slave camp for POWs.
Calcutta - The Indian city from which the POWs at Changi Prison receive news of the outside world.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki - The two Japanese cities destroyed by American atomic bombs.
Java - An island in the Indonesian archipelago, this falls to the...
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