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Kanchanaburi War Cemetery

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The centrally located Kanchanaburi War Cemetery contains the remains of 6,982 Allied POWs who died during the construction and maintenance of the Thai-Burma Railway from 1942 to ‘45.

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After the war, the remains of thousands of Allied POWs were buried at more than 100 makeshift cemeteries scattered along the railway. Most were exhumed and transferred to official war cemeteries in three places: Kanchanaburi, Chung Kai and Thanbyuzayat in Burma. Kanchanaburi is the largest of the three and can be visited on the same day as ... Travelfish members only (Full text is around 200 words.)


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