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An amusing story of papayas during WWII in Kuching

Patricia Hului

During World War II (WWII), Batu Lintang camp housed both Allied prisoners of war (POWs) and civilian internees. The living conditions within the compounds were cramped. The occupants were separated into different compounds and groups, namely British officers and non-commissioned officers (NCOs), Australian officers and NCOs, Dutch officers and NCOs, British other ranks, British Indian […]

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