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The Bridge on the River Kwai - timeline
Col Nicholson leads the construction of a bridge while a prisoner-of-war.
March: Work begins by British POWs on building a bridge over the River Kwai to help run supplies between Bangkok and Rangoon. (Burma)
Wednesday 12th May: The bridge on the River Kwai is due to be finished. (Burma)