A Story of Enduring Love from the Burma Railway with Peter Rees

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Love is not a word we'd typically associate with the Burma Railway especially during it's creation in World War 2 - but A Week in September shares a unique story.

The story of Scott Haywood, an Australian forced to work on the railway, is shared through a cache of precious letters that he wrote for his wife will imprisoned.

Journalist and Author Peter Rees joined us on Remember when to talk about how this story came about.

You can find the book "A Week in September: A Story of Enduring Love from the Burma Railway" by Peter Rees and Sue Langford at all good book sellers.
More details can be found here:
https://www.harpercollins.com.au/9781460759899/a-week-in-september/

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