Australian War Memorial- wall of honor, superimposed by the images of the 1800 Australians who were ignored by the allied governments and cruelly treated on the WW2 Sandakan Death Marches (Borneo) where only 6 survived.
This is the memorial built for the same soldiers, the Kundasang Memorial Gardens – located in Borneo
Sandakan – Sabah
Canon 50D ; Sigma 18-200OS
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very creative!great stuff! ;-) xox
many thanks Aglaia… hope you have a wonderful and safe Easter
you tooooo jimbo! ;-) xox
Very creative indeed! Lest we forget!
many thanks Mel..I came across the information on a recent visit to Sabah, per the shame of the Australian and British POW’s who were left to rot and die as the allie offensive swept the Pacific … – and you are so right..lest we forget
fantastic work Jim,,, well done
jim i like the way you have put this together visual/word
Wonderful work Jim……very moving and creative at the same time…
many thx Tracey … while all aspect of war is horrid, this particular “episode” in our history is not well known due to the embarrassment of officials
Creative and emotive!
thx Steve…is just one of those places where history does make an impact
Poignant and vivid, Jim. So many tragedies, so much cruelty, but we need to remember history.
Thx Jan…and yes you right on what you say.
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