Japan forced prisoners of war to build a railroad through the nearly impenetrable jungle in Burma in World War II. Starvation, disease and abuse killed more than 12,000. Richard Flanagan’s new novel is based on historical accounts of the event.
Japan forced prisoners of war to build a railroad through the nearly impenetrable jungle in Burma in World War II. Starvation, disease and abuse killed more than 12,000. Richard Flanagan’s new novel is based on historical accounts of the event. AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
Japan forced prisoners of war to build a railroad through the nearly impenetrable jungle in Burma in World War II. Starvation, disease and abuse killed more than 12,000. Richard Flanagan’s new novel is based on historical accounts of the event. AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL

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