A hand drawn map of the Cowra Prisoner of War (POW) camp, showing the Group Headquarters ...

Accession Number P02567.002
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Portrait
Physical description Black & white, Portrait
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

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Description

A hand drawn map of the Cowra Prisoner of War (POW) camp, showing the Group Headquarters buildings (left) and the four separate POW compounds. The black huts within Compound B are those that were burnt during the mass escape by the Japanese prisoners in the early hours of the morning on 5 August 1945. (Donor M. Schofield)

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