30 Oct '17, 5am

BRB. Going to try out a baked cheese and towgay cup:

Imagine if you were stuck in a bad situation for months subsisting on a meagre diet of root vegetables, and if you’re lucky, the occasional bread and jam. For many civilians caught up in the war, food scarcity was a very real problem. Here’s how S’pore’s Japanese Occupation survivors endured 3 years of hunger: Part 1 For prisoners of war (POW) caught by the Japanese, theirs was a harsher existence. Many had to get by on the kindness of locals who would occasionally slip them curry, tinned sardines, and even milk. Example of a day’s menu. Illustration by late POW William Haxworth. Via NAS. Advertisement Dreaming up imaginary feasts was a way of coping with the intense hunger and homesickness. For Australian POW, George Sprod, dreaming of the perfect Christmas meal was his way of tiding over a hungry holiday season: Via NLB. This little menu comes from the National Library’s...

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