22 Feb 2013

Second World War massacre

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:08 pm on 22 February 2013

It's one of the most controversial episodes of New Zealand history during the Second World War - the shooting dead of nearly 50 Japanese prisoners by the guards at a military camp in Featherston in 1943. Jim Veitch, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Strategic Studies at Victoria University disputes the official version of events.

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