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Dashing through the snow

Thousand Islands Life online magazine has just published an article I wrote telling the story of a little known prisoner of war escape attempt across the ice of the frozen St Lawrence River in 1942. I corresponded with the escapee, … Continue reading

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Culture again

I have written before about the mass escape of the Japanese POWs from a camp n Cowra, Australia in WW2, and how the Japanese were driven by their culture, rather than by any actual military considerations. The remarkable thing about … Continue reading

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