VJ Day

VJ Day: Veterans' Voices

Hear from veterans of the 'Far East' conflict

Whether they endured being transported in the notorious 'hell ships', performed back-breaking labour as prisoners of war, or fought against the Japanese as part of the British Pacific Fleet, veterans from the war in Asia all have fascinating stories to tell.
In this Forces TV special which first aired in 2015, we revisit the horrors of war in the Far East told by the men that were held there.


This is an edited article first published in 2015.

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