Japanese PoWs scaled wires fences around Cowra prison camp in daring night plan

Kelsey Sutor
By Kelsey Sutor
Updated August 18 2020 - 4:43am, first published August 17 2020 - 4:00am
WREATH LAYING CEREMONY: Reiichiro Takahashi, Colonel Yuki Kimura, Cowra councillors and members of the Cowra RSL sub-Branch attended a number of events marking the 76th anniversary of the Cowra breakout.

The largest and most deadly prison escape during World War II happened in Cowra 76 years ago.

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Kelsey Sutor

Kelsey Sutor

Producer - The Canberra Times

I've had a love of writing from a young age and, combined with my interest in current events, journalism seemed like a natural fit for me. I like to write a little bit about everything but my true passion lies in finding those untold stories from everyday people. Got an idea? Let me know - kelsey.sutor@austcommunitymedia.com.au