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Entrance to Kanchanaburi War Cemetery
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(Photos taken on February 28,1999)

Kanchanaburi World War II Cemetery

This cemetery is located just 1 kilometer north of Kanchanaburi
city. It contains the remains of 6,982 war prisoners (mostly the
British, Dutch, Australian and American) who lost their lives during

the construction of the Bridge on the River Kwai and the railway to
Burma (the Death Railway).


Another smaller cemetery in Kanchanaburi is the Chong Kai
War Cemetery which contains the remains of 1,750 war prisoners.

Chong Kai used to be the location of large prisoners camp during
World War II.



 

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