Part II: WWII Photos of Australian Troops In Labuan After The Borneo Campaign in 1945

Just days after the liberation of British North Borneo from the Japanese, these stunning photos were shot and then kept in the archives in Australia for more than 60 years. This post is a continuation from Part I: WWII Photos of… Continue Reading

Part I: WWII Photos of Australian Troops in Labuan after The Borneo Campaign in 1945

Just days after the liberation of British North Borneo from the Japanese, these stunning photos were shot and then kept in the archives in Australia for more than 60 years. Infantrymen take cover behind Australian tank. British North Borneo was… Continue Reading

The Railway Man: A Tortured British POW Met His Japanese Tormentor 50 Years Later

Based on a true story, it tells about about a former Prisoner of Wars (POW) who was tortured and meeting his tormentor some decades later. Our parents, grandparents and great grandparents knew and felt the terrible things during World War II… Continue Reading

Watch and Learn Sabah (North Borneo)’s History Video in 5 Minutes

Need a quick way to learn Sabah (North Borneo)’s history? This YouTube video takes you through the history of Sabah from prehistoric times until today. There’s very little history of Sabah (North Borneo) written on Malaysian textbooks therefore many people… Continue Reading

Three Came Home Movie: Agnes Keith’s Story in British North Borneo’s Sandakan During WWII

Three Came Home is based on a a true story of Agnes Newton Keith’s imprisonment in several Japanese prisoner-of-war camps from 1941 to the end of WWII. Separated from her husband and with a young son to care for she… Continue Reading

Watch this Short Video Documentary of The Sandakan Death March

Late last year, I posted an article about the Sandakan Death March of which six Australian POWs managed to escape. Three died later and only three from the original 2,434 were alive to bear witness at the War Crimes Trials… Continue Reading