World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners and prisons -- New Zealand -- Featherston
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Carved stick made by Japanese prisoner in Featherston prisoner of war camp in WWII (donated by Tony Taylor)
Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Contains one newspaper clipping, ‘Wartime camp tragedy’, The Dominion Post Weekend, September 19 1992, p 9. Details the events of the 1943 Featherston camp riot, in which 48 Japanese prisoners of war and 1 New Zealand guard were killed. Subject matter date range is 1942-1986.
Dates: Collection covers ca 1960-2010