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Which construction company built the bridge for the movie 'The Bridge on the River Kwai'

Asked by Nikhilprahladka, 15 Jul '09 07:04 pm
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ECC - the Engineering Construction & Contracts Division of L&T
Answered by Krish Dey, 15 Jul '09 07:06 pm

 
  
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What a copy from google venkat hats off to u
Answered by Santosh jadhav, 15 Jul '09 07:15 pm

 
  
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The film\'s story was loosely based on a true World War II incident, and the real-life character of Lieutenant Colonel Philip Toosey. One of a number of Allied POW\'s, Toosey was in charge of his men from late 1942 through May 1943 when they were ordered to build two Kwai River bridges in Burma (one of steel, one of wood), to help move Japanese supplies and troops from Bangkok to Rangoon. In reality, the actual bridge took 8 months to build (rather than two months), and they were actually used for two years, and were only destroyed two years after their construction - in late June 1945. The memoirs of the \'real\' Colonel Nicholson were compiled into a 1991 book by Peter Davies entitled The Man Behind the Bridge.]
Answered by SriniVenkat, 15 Jul '09 07:11 pm

 
  
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