Bridge on the River Kwai – on location

Bridge on the River Kwai
Bridge on the River Kwai

Bridge on the River Kwai, is the bridge that the Japanese built with civilians and Allied POV’s during WWII (1943) to complete the rail-line between Bangkok and Rangoon in Burma (now known as Yangoon in Myanmar). As many as 12,000 people perished during the construction. A Movie with the name “The Bridge on the River Kwai” was made in 1957, starring Alec Guiness and William Holden and directed by David Lean.

A view of the Bridge on the River Kwai.
A view of the Bridge on the River Kwai.
Looking out over the River Kwai.
Looking out over the River Kwai.
Train stop on the River Kwai.
Train stop on the River Kwai.
The Bridge.
The Bridge.
Unexploded ordinance at one end of the bridge.
Unexploded ordinance at one end of the bridge.
Train coming over the Bridge.
Train coming over the Bridge.
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