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Lunchbox/Soapbox: Paul Ham on the Atrocities of Sandakan

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In the fight against the Japanese during World War II, the most disturbing events endured by the Australian soldiers occurred at Sandakan, in North Borneo.

Join Sydney-based historian Paul Ham, as he recounts their barbaric and long-forgotten ordeal – a horrifying story that has largely remained buried but which, he argues, demands to be told.

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