prisoners of war in the pacific ww2

But those sort of incidents were not terribly common.
New Zealand followed suit.
Any help would be appreciated, many Poles were sent to work in Germany, so that part can be true.My partner had been researching his fathers family history and is trying to make bhagavad gita in bengali ebook sense of a few things that are puzzling him.But what was much, much worse was the quality of the food they supplied to us which was absolutely abysmal.You had to recognise that.Laurence Rees: In the early years of the war, Peter Lee was an RAF supply officer, serving in Java.In other words, if you were in an extreme position die rather than become a prisoner.Now, thats a very, very high percentage of people to lose.So to use it as a food, you have to break it up with hammers.And the rate of people dying became so alarming that even the Japanese began to worry.The Captain would go back to his men, summon the sergeant, hed have his face slapped and so it went on down the line, until it actually arrived at the man responsible for the foul-up.Around 2,500 prisoners were left at Sandakan 700 British and 1,800 Australian.Words of Peter Lee: My considered opinion, over the whole range of our experience, was that the Japanese treatment of prisoners of war was brutal, sadistic and uncivilised.
Arranged chronologically, the book follows those involved from capture, through interrogation, imprisonment, escape, to final liberation and homecoming.