Eric Lomax Dies at 93; ex-POW's Act of Forgiveness Set Stage for Memoir 'The Railway Man'

By Pierre Claeyssens Veterans Foundation on Feb 05, 2013 at 01:58 PM in WW II

Lomax was a British army officer when he was captured by Japanese forces during WWII. He went more than 45 years without speaking to a single Japanese person, he later said. After years of suppressed rage, he tracked down the interrogator who tortured him.