Day Commemorated At Hellfire Pass In Thailand


Former Australian POW's Barton Richardson and Neil MacPherson are... News PhotoAustralian Culture,Former,Hellfire Pass,Horizontal,Human Interest,Kanchanaburi Province,Laying a Wreath,Lying Down,Preparation,Prisoner Of War,ThailandPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesKANCHANABURI, THAILAND - APRIL 25: Former Australian POW's Barton Richardson, 93,(L) and Neil MacPherson (R) are assisted as they prepare to lay a wreath on behalf of the POW's during the Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Kanchanaburi War Cemetery April 25, 2013 in Kanchanaburi, Thailand. Hellfire Pass is a small section of the Burma-Thailand railway which was built by POW's and Asian Laborers under horrific conditions during the Second World War (WWII). Heavy loss of life was suffered during construction due to disease, starvation and exhaustion. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)