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Eric Lomax, a former British prisoner of war died Monday in Berwick-upon-Tweed in northern England, his publisher, Vintage Books, reported. Lomax was 93. Lomax was a British army officer when he was captured by Japanese forces as they overran Singapore in 1942.

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