The Historic Bridge River Kwai – During WW II, Japan constructed the meter-gauge railway line from Ban Pong, Thailand to Thanbyuzayat, Burma. The line passing through the scenic Three Pagodas Pass runs for 250 miles. This is now known as the Death Railway. The railway line was meant to transport cargo daily to India, to back up their planned attack […]
Albeit a bit early, the first bridge in the Wartime Series in the Asian theater is probably the most famous of the bridges that played a role in World War II on that front. It was the focus of several documentaries and a motion picture film bearing the same name. This guest columnist has done a lot of work writing and photographing this popular bridge. And with that, the guest column which you can click onto the link and follow.