On 11 September 1944, a squad of 23 Australian and British soldiers lead by Lieutanant-Colonel Ivan Lyon leave Fremantle bound for Indonesia as part of Operation Rimau, an attempted repeat of the highly-successful Operation Jaywick the previous year in which nearly sixty ships in Japanese-occupied Singapore Harbour were destroyed. Written by
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This film's closing epilogue states: "The ten Rimau prisoners, executed on July 7th, 1945, one month before the war ended, are today buried in the Kranji War Cemetery in Singapore." See more