Posted on September 26, 2011 - by mira
The bridge on the River Kwai in its modern restoration after it was bombed by the allies in World War II to cut off the supply lines of the Japanese army. Tens of thousands of Asian and ally prisoners of war died while building the Death Railway connecting Thailand and Burma as Japan captured Burma from the British. The bridge was the subject of a Hollywood movie, although a double for the bridge was used at the time in Sri Lanka.
See also: Thailand’s Death Railway Train
See also: Thailand’s Death Railway 2
Stay tuned for the fascinating Mon tribe dance and village.
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