Cowra P.O.W. Camp, Cowra, Australia
Posted by: Riblit
S 33° 48.689 E 148° 42.248
55H E 657728 N 6257440
Quick Description: Site of No 12 POW camp at Cowra, NSW.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 10/24/2010 12:14:48 AM
Waymark Code: WM9ZWV
No 12 POW camp started as an Internment Camp for Civilians in June 1941 but changed to a POW camp for Italians captured in North Africa and then Japanese, including Chinese and Koreans serving in their forces. It is site of the Breakout by Japanese Prisoners in 1944.
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