Survival on the Death Railway
3rd January 1943: POWs struggling to survive as forced labourers for the Japanese on the Burma - Thailand railway must fight against despair
Survival for the prisoners of war being forced to work on the Burma Siam railway was often a matter of luck. Many strong men were struck down by tropical diseases, their debilitating effects exacerbated by the exhausti…
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