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.


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