Eric Lomax, ex-POW who forgave captor, dies at 93 - Article Photos 1/1

This undated image made available Tuesday Oct. 9, 2012 by Vintage Books shows Eric Lomax, a former British prisoner of war who died Monday Oct. 8, 2012 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. Lomax endured horrific conditions and savage beatings as he and thousands of others were put to work building the infamous Burma to Siam railroad. Lomax's 1996 memoir, “The Railway Man,” a moving tale of wartime torture and forgiveness, is being turned into a film starring Academy Award winners Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman. (AP Photo/Vintage Books/Joe Payne, HO) EDITORIAL USE ONLY