The Burma Railway, also known also as the Death Railway, the Thailand-Burma Railway and similar names, is a 415 km (258 mile) railway between Bangkok, Thailand and Rangoon, Burma (now Myanmar), built by the Empire of Japan during World War II, to support its forces in the Burma campaign.Forced labour was used in its construction. About 200,000 Asian labourers and 60,000 Allied prisoners of war (POWs) worked on the railway. Of these, around 100,000 Asian labourers and 16,000 Allied POWs died…

The Burma Railway, also known also as the Death Railway, the Thailand-Burma Railway and similar names, is a 415 km (258 mile) railway between Bangkok, Thailand and Rangoon, Burma (now Myanmar), built by the Empire of Japan during World War II, to support its forces in the Burma campaign.Forced labour was used in its construction. About 200,000 Asian labourers and 60,000 Allied prisoners of war (POWs) worked on the railway. Of these, around 100,000 Asian labourers and 16,000 Allied POWs died…

Burma Railway: British POW breaks silence over horrors - Telegraph

Burma Railway: British POW breaks silence over horrors

Japanese Forces - Burma Railway - "Bridge on the River Kwai".

Japanese Forces - Burma Railway - "Bridge on the River Kwai".

Estrada de Ferro Thai-Burma ou Ferrovia da Birmania, ou Ferrovia da Morte e uma ferrovia de 415 km que vai de Bancoc (Tailandia) a Rangum (Birmania/Mianmar). Foi construida pelo Japao durante a II Guerra Mundial, usando trabalhadores asiaticos e prisioneiros de guerra como mao de obra, em trabalhos forcados. Fotografia: Kanchanaburi, via Dan Faucher.

Estrada de Ferro Thai-Burma ou Ferrovia da Birmania, ou Ferrovia da Morte e uma ferrovia de 415 km que vai de Bancoc (Tailandia) a Rangum (Birmania/Mianmar). Foi construida pelo Japao durante a II Guerra Mundial, usando trabalhadores asiaticos e prisioneiros de guerra como mao de obra, em trabalhos forcados. Fotografia: Kanchanaburi, via Dan Faucher.

Thailand-Burma Railway - The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway

Thailand-Burma Railway - The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway

The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/the-burma-railway-also-known-as-the-death-railway.html

The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/the-burma-railway-also-known-as-the-death-railway.html

{flickrtitile} -     Kanchanaburi, Thailand  Image by Qsimple The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, is a 415 kilometres railway between Bangkok, Thailand, and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), built by the Empire of Japan during World War II, to... - http://thailand.mycityportal.net/2013/04/flickrtitile-165/ - http://thailand.mycityportal.net

{flickrtitile} - Kanchanaburi, Thailand Image by Qsimple The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, is a 415 kilometres railway between Bangkok, Thailand, and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon, Myanmar), built by the Empire of Japan during World War II, to... - http://thailand.mycityportal.net/2013/04/flickrtitile-165/ - http://thailand.mycityportal.net

Map of the POW campsite locations along the Thai-Burma Railway from Non-Pladuk to Thanbyuzayat

Map of the POW campsite locations along the Thai-Burma Railway from Non-Pladuk to Thanbyuzayat

The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Burma–Siam Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, was a 415 kilometres (258 mi) railway between Ban Pong, Thailand, and Thanbyuzayat, Burma, built by the Empire of Japan in 1943 to support its forces in the Burma campaign of World War II. This railway completed the railroad link between Bangkok, Thailand and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon). The line was closed in 1947, but the section between Nong Pla Duk and Nam Tok was…

The Burma Railway, also known as the Death Railway, the Burma–Siam Railway, the Thailand–Burma Railway and similar names, was a 415 kilometres (258 mi) railway between Ban Pong, Thailand, and Thanbyuzayat, Burma, built by the Empire of Japan in 1943 to support its forces in the Burma campaign of World War II. This railway completed the railroad link between Bangkok, Thailand and Rangoon, Burma (now Yangon). The line was closed in 1947, but the section between Nong Pla Duk and Nam Tok was…

Death Railway - Burma Railway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Death Railway - Burma Railway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Historic photo: emaciated POWs naked to waist, Shimo Songkurai Burma railway

Historic photo: emaciated POWs naked to waist, Shimo Songkurai Burma railway

River Mae Klong bridge, Burma, 1943  About 180,000 Asian civilian laborers and 60,000 Allied POWs worked on the railway. Of these, around 90,000 Asian laborers and 12,399 Allied POWs died as a direct result. The dead POWs included 6,318 Brits, 2,815 Australians, 2,490 Dutch, about 356 Americans, and about 20 POWs from other British Commonwealth countries (the Indian Empire, New Zealand and Canada).

River Mae Klong bridge, Burma, 1943 About 180,000 Asian civilian laborers and 60,000 Allied POWs worked on the railway. Of these, around 90,000 Asian laborers and 12,399 Allied POWs died as a direct result. The dead POWs included 6,318 Brits, 2,815 Australians, 2,490 Dutch, about 356 Americans, and about 20 POWs from other British Commonwealth countries (the Indian Empire, New Zealand and Canada).

Burma Railway - Wikipedia

Burma Railway - Wikipedia

Burma Railway - Wikipedia

Burma Railway - Wikipedia

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