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POW magazine handed over to museum

POW magazine handed over to museum
News report; Interview
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6 Sep 1988
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Former prisoners of war held in Java by the Japanese have met at the Imperial War Museum to hand over copies of their camp magazine Mark Time. Includes interviews with Sir Laurens van der Post whose life in the camp was turned into the film Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence; former POW Frank Hobson; Imperial War Museum keeper of documents Roderick Suddaby on his delight at the discovery of the magazine. Report by Oni Bhattacharya begins and concludes with Japanese music.
Laurens van der Post; Frank Hobson; Oni Bhattacharya; Roderick Suddaby
Films; Periodicals; Japan; Prisoners of War; Imperial War Museum; Mark Time; Merry Christmas Mr Lawrence; Java

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