Stories of Yesteryear - Voices of Innovation

Stories of Yesteryear - Voices of Innovation - EP11

Getting Creative during the War
1 Min

By meWATCH Published: 04 Jun 2020 Audio: English

Arthur Titherington was a Prisoner-of-War (POW) during the Japanese Occupation and was interned at Changi Prison for a few weeks. In this clip, he remembered the different ways POWs adapted to imprisonment, including learning when to steal fruits from trees, and making lamps out of cigarette tins and coconuts. To listen to the full interview, go to www.nas.gov.sg/archivesonline/oral_history_interviews/interview/002348

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