Sandakan Death Marches

The Sandakan-Ranau death marches What are the Death Marches?  Try to imagine this. It is late May 1945. Clad only in ragged loin-cloths, over 500 skeletal creatures, barely recognisable as human, struggle to their feet at the Sandakan POW Compound, on Sabah’s north-east coast. Three long years in captivity, half of them on starvation rations … Continue reading Sandakan Death Marches