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Thailand-Burma Railway Centre

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The Thailand-Burma Railway Centre is a fascinating museum and research centre recounting the details of the Death Railway’s construction with a high level of accuracy and sensitivity.

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According to the founders: “The principle on which this museum was designed and built was to provide a truthful account of the construction and use of the Thailand-Burma Railway and to honour those who suffered as a result.” They also “aimed to research the fate of every Allied POW who died as a result of being sent to work on the railway.” An attentive walk through the museum will provide a basic understanding of the Death Railway, making it easier to appreciate how thousands of POWs died before perusing some of their gravestones at the neighbouring Kanchanaburi War ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 200 words.)


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