ID number PR00499
Title Sim, Sydney B.E.M. (Signalman, d: 1990)
Record type Collection
Item count 1
Collection Private Record
Object type Copy
Maker Sim, Sydney
Date made 1945
Measurement 3 items
Access Open

Description

Transcripts of news broadcasts received on a wireless radio set in Changi Prisoner of War camp, Singapore. They describe events following the Japanese surrender, and the lead-up to the occupation of Japan by Allied forces. Events described include dropping of supplies to POW camps, arrangements for evacuation of POWs and demobilisation of troops, and preparations for the occupation.