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Sir Alan Ayckbourn
BBC Radio 4

The Fall of Singapore

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In February 1942 when Singapore fell to Japanese forces, tens of thousands of Commonwealth soldiers became prisoners of war. They were sent to work in prison camps across South East Asia. Maurice Naylor was put to work building a railway bridge over a river in Thailand - the River Kwai. After World War Two ended, he typed up his memories of internment.

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Sun 17 Feb 2013 14:45
BBC Radio 4 FM only
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