Hellfire Pass

1987, 56 Minutes

Hellfire Pass

More than forty years after the notorious Thailand-Burma railway was completed a group of Allied ex-servicemen, including an Australian contingent lead by Sir Edward "Weary" Dunlop, returned to Hellfire Pass in Thailand to dedicate a monument to the thousands who died during its construction.

A Film Australia Production. © 2011 National Film and Sound Archive of Australia.


Classification: G

For Teachers

Level: Secondary, Tertiary, Lifelong Learning

Curriculum links include: Australian history - Australian Curriculum Year 10, World War II (1939-1945) 'The experiences of Australians during World War II'. NSW History Stage 5, Topic 4 'Australia and World War II - What were some of the experiences of Australians as a result of their involvement in the war?'

See Also

Every Inch of the Way, Kokoda, Return to Sandakan, Tom Uren