Category Archives: Personal

  • Coming Home JDR Powell 1945

    This is a tribute J.D.R Powell. ┬áThe film is taken from selected scenes of The World at War series (Reckoning). Joe Powell was held as a POW by the Japanese from 1942 to 1945 in Singapore, Java, Timor, Borneo and other Indonesian islands. Like others from this terrible time he rarely spoke of his ordeal. He returned to the UK in May 1945 and is seen here being met by his Mother and Sister at Southampton Docks. He married Ruth […]