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Sunday 6 May, 2012

Humiliated, tortured or executed: The little-known story of the Irish POWs
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Humiliated, tortured or executed: The little-known story of the Irish POWs

May 6th 2012, 7:30 PM 20,348 Views 52 Comments

Some 650 Irish soldiers were taken prisoner by the Japanese during WW2. They were starved, beaten, even crucified – but showed incredible bravery, writes historian Robert Widders.