|Object type||Black & white, Landscape|
|Physical description||Black & white, Landscape|
|Place made||Australia: New South Wales, Cowra|
|Date made||5 August 1944|
Second World War, 1939-1945
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A number of knives and other improvised weapons found in and around B compound of the Cowra ...
A number of knives and other improvised weapons found in and around B compound of the Cowra Prisoner of War (POW) camp immediately after the mass escape in the early hours of the morning on 5 August 1944. 231 Japanese POWs and four Australian soldiers were killed during the escape.