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The Sumatra railroad

Henk Hovinga

The Sumatra railroad

final destination Pakan Baroe, 1943-1945

by Henk Hovinga

  • 115 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by KITLV Press in Leiden .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Japanese Prisoners and prisons,
  • Railroads,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHenk Hovinga
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD805.I5 H6813 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination391 p. :
    Number of Pages391
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25020145M
    ISBN 109789067183406
    LC Control Number2011401933

    In Melstone, Route 12 is known as Railroad Avenue even though a railroad hasn’t run through the tiny Montana town in more than 30 years. We learned this from the proprietor of a gas station where we had stopped to refuel our Jeep Patriot before heading back to see a baseball game in Billings. I was pumping gas. When he was repatriated no one believed that he was discharged from Paken Baroe. He went back in the ′ s and found the train tracks in the jungle and identified camps and burial sites. He convinced the IWM that many pows had died on Sumatra, previously unrecorded. I have many photos, a book that has never been published and many documents.

    The original, unabridged edn., not only documenting in extenso the drama of the Sumatra-railroad constructed by the Japanese Army and executed by P.O.W. and Asiatic forced labourers, so-called "Romusha", but also extensive documentation on the Junyo Maru-disaster, the torpedoeing, 18th November near Bencoolen, and salvage of P.O.W. and. Construction of the Sumatra railway started in and, ironically, was completed on the day the war ended, 15th August Practically, it was never used for anything but transporting back the slave workers who had built it. Jan Banning's grandfather survived the Burma railroad, and his father the Sumatra railroad. Buy the book at Amazon.

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