Return To Sandakan (2005)
Movie: Return To Sandakan
- Release Date: January 01, 2005
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- Genre: Documentary, War
During World War II there were nearly 2,500 Allied prisoners held in Sandakan POW camp in British North Borneo.Along with the ravages of war and the struggle to survive abject conditions only six of these POWs were found alive when the war finally ended. In the years that followed, the horror stories of human depravity and the atrocities committed by the Japaneseat Sandakan POW camp would come to light, considered by many as one of the most devastating chapters of the Pacific War. Recounting the tragedyand loss – the story of these POWs reveals conditions of harsh forced labour, the daunting death marches through the Borneo jungle and examines the legacy of these events today for survivors and their families.