2500 Australian and British Prisoners of War (P.O.W.) Died During The Sandakan Death March in 1945

Sandakan, the prison compound in British North Borneo held 2,434 Australian and British POWs, captured when Singapore fell. They were transported in a decrepit tramp steamer, the Yubi Maru, to Sandakan to help build a military airstrip for the Japanese.… Continue Reading