Through the Valley of the Kwai Author:Ernest Gordon The Miracle on the Kwai. — They were the living dead--16,000 Allied prisoners of war, racked with malaria, diphtheria, dysentery; starved, tortured, beaten, worked beyond the limits of human endurance by their ruthless Japanese captors. — They had become animals, stealing from each other, lying, cheating, haggling over the belongings of their dead... more » companions like vultures.
Then it happened--the unbelievable miracle occurred and God came to the Death Camp by the river Kwai.
For the millions who have read The Bridge Over the River Kwai or seen the magnificent motion picture, this great human documentary takes the Kwai story out the category of war adventure and makes it into a thrilling spiritual odyssey.« less