ID number S04844
Title David Druitt Nathan as a captain 5th Corps Signals (Burma), South East Asia, 1941-1945 [radio broadcast]
Collection Sound
Object type To be confirmed
Maker Nathan, David Druitt
Place made Vietnam: Gia Dinh Province, Saigon
Date made c September 1945
Physical description sound disc (lacquer); 78 rpm; 10 inch
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Access Open
Copying provision Copy provided for personal non-commercial use

Description

David Nathan reports on the health of the men who were prisoners working on the Burma -Thai Railway. He praises the locals who have helped the prisoners, and in particular, a Chinese merchant who provided the POWs with money and medicines. However Nathan will not risk identifying the merchant by name in case he is captured and executed.


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