ID numberPR00499
Collection typePrivate Record
TitleSim, Sydney B.E.M. (Signalman, d: 1990)
Measurement3 items
Object typeCopy
MakerSim, Sydney
Date made1945
DescriptionTranscripts 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.