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WAR PRISONERS ESCAPE FROM COWRA All Accounted for By Army SYDNEY, Sunday.

7 August 1944, The Canberra Times (ACT : 1926 - 1995), page 2

…I don’t know if this qualifies as Australia-Japan stuff, but I was reading some things today about the POW escape at Cowra in 1944.  There were definitely Japanese prisoners in there, but also apparently Italians and Germans.  They made a break for it in the middle of the night on the 5th of August.  Would like to read more about this one day if I have the time.  Anyway, found some interesting articles on Trove in the Canberra Times and the Sydney Morning Herald .…

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DISTRICT COMBED FOR WAR PRISONERS Camp Break at Cowra

7 August 1944, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 1

…I don’t know if this qualifies as Australia-Japan stuff, but I was reading some things today about the POW escape at Cowra in 1944.  There were definitely Japanese prisoners in there, but also apparently Italians and Germans.  They made a break for it in the middle of the night on the 5th of August.  Would like to read more about this one day if I have the time.  Anyway, found some interesting articles on Trove in the Canberra Times and the Sydney Morning Herald .…