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Sandakan Memorial Park, Sandakan

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Visit Sandakan Memorial Park, a powerful historical site commemorating Allied prisoners of war. Built in the grounds of the former Sandakan camp, the memorial honors the lives of 2,345 POWs that died during the Sandakan and Ranau death marches, when the country was occupied by Japanese forces during World War II. A simple black obelisk marks the beginning of the route marched by the prisoners, and bears a moving inscription in dedication to their lives and service. Put Sandakan Memorial Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sandakan vacation builder.
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  • It is difficult to keep from getting furious at the Japanese captors of the 1800 Australians and 600 Brits who were starved and worked and walked to death in the final months of WWII in this place, an...  more »
  • This is a story that must be told and listened to, so to ensure it can never happen again. An especially poignant message right now, given recent events within the world. As a kiwi we are are normally...  more »
  • Well-maintained park with a small museum that details the cruelty that took place during WWII. A humbling visit. 
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  • What a beautiful memorial and and a in depth education for people like me who were born after the war. Would recommend it for any one of any age and any nationality. Take a picnic and spend a few hours there. Nice lawns and spaces for reflection.
  • what a good place you must come and see it your self...it wonderfulll
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