Prisoners of War in the Asia-Pacific War

Japanese POW camps were found all over Asia in Japanese-occupied countries. 1/3 of Allied POWs from Canada, the United States, Britain, and Australia died from starvation, brutal beatings, forced labour, human experimentation, murder, and poor medical treatment. Surviving veterans of the Asia-Pacific War were mostly dismissed and overlooked after the war. Learn more about their experiences and sacrifices.
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9 March Leo Rawlings – War artist on the death railway

By Leo Rawlings

By Leo Rawlings

Combat Artist Artworks

Combat Artist Artworks

Combat Artist Artworks

Hellfire Pass, (also known as Konyu Cutting), was a railroad cutting located in Thailand, built by British and Australian prisoners of war under the Jap... Hellfire Pass: POWs Under The Moon

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