Bridge of the River Kwai ,War Cemetery at Kanchanuri Thailand. by KanyaBotan

Many popular places at Kanchanuri of Thailand,  I will go to  Kanchaburi War Cemetery and The Bridge of the River Kwai.

KANCHANABURI WAR CEMETERY :  6,982 dead from War 2 World. Anzac Day 25 April of the Australian and New Zealand. Armistice Day 5 May of the Netherlands. Remembrance Day 11 November of the British.

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Bridge of the River Kwai is at Tha Ma-Kham at Kanchanaburi, North is the road No. 323 about 4 Km. and turn left about 400 M. have the sign too. Bridge of the River Kwai is The Bridge on the River Kwai is part of the infamous Death Railway, spanning over KwaiYai River, built by the prisoners of the World War II under the supervision of Japanese Imperialism Army. The 415-kilometer railway was built to connect Thailand and Myanmar to secure supplies to the Japanese army during their Greater East-Asian War. It is called the Death Railway as it involved the death of too many people during the construction period, between September 16, 1942 and on 25 December 1943 when it completed. It is estimated that more than 16,000 war prisoners (POWs) from England, Australia, Holland and America, together with some 90,000 labors from Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia and Indonesia, died during the construction through experience a series bombing raids and cruelness of the Imperial Japanese Army.

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