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Kwai : the true story

Author: Jack Perkins; Patricia Bodet; Serge Viallet; A & E Home Video (Firm)
Publisher: New York : A & E Home Video, ©1992.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The movie, "Bridge on the River Kwai" didn't reveal the full horror of the Japanese use of slave labor to build the Thai-Burma railway in World War II. Completed in fifteen months, the construction of the railway claimed the lives of over 120,000 men. In the enlightening program, prisoner of war survivors tell us for the first time about what really happened.
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Biography
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Perkins; Patricia Bodet; Serge Viallet; A & E Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1565010957 9781565010956
OCLC Number: 30600008
Notes: Documentary.
AAE-20011.
Credits: Original music, Didier Mauvetu and Jean Chavot.
Performer(s): Hosted by Jack Perkins.
Description: 1 videocassette (48 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: produced by Etat D'urgence and Antenne 2 ; executive producer, Patricia Bodet ; director, Serge Viallet.

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The movie, "Bridge on the River Kwai" didn't reveal the full horror of the Japanese use of slave labor to build the Thai-Burma railway in World War II. Completed in fifteen months, the construction of the railway claimed the lives of over 120,000 men. In the enlightening program, prisoner of war survivors tell us for the first time about what really happened.

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