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The Cowra Breakout 1965

  • Ended
  • Network Ten
  • 1965-03-04T00:00:00Z
  • 50 mins
  • Australia
  • Drama

In August 1944, 1104 Japanese prisoners of war at the Australian POW camp at Cowra stage a mass breakout. Four guards are killed in the escape, and 231 prisoners die by wounds sustained or suicide, while 334 prisoners are recaptured over the subsequent nine days.

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