The Tunnels of Rabaul

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Very interesting article.

But the writer has failed to mention the hundreds of British and Australian soldiers who were brutalized and murdered. Japan used this island as a POW camp from 1942 till VJ day Aug 1945. They were kept in inhumane conditions, starved, beaten and made to build these tunnels the article talks about. Watam Island and Ballale Island were also sites of mass murder.

After the war there were war crines tribunals and Japanese COs and soldiers were tried for atrocities.

We should never forget and there are memorials on the islands.