Posted on September 5, 2011 - by mira
The Death Railway train slices through the breathtaking landscape in Kanchanaburi, southwestern Thailand. Built by the Japanese army and still in use for public transport between towns in this area, what came to be known as “Death Railway” was built at a heavy cost of human life during World War II.
See also: Thailand’s Death Railway 2
See also: Thailand’s Hellfire Pass
Stay tuned this week for daily photos of the heartbreaking story of the Death Railway, Hellfire Pass, the Bridge over the River Kwai, and the fascinating Mon tribe dance and village.
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