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Remembering the seven heroes who liberated a Japanese internment camp in China

Mary Taylor Previte was 12 years old when, on August 17, 1945, seven brave men parachuted in to free her and the 1,500 or so other Western prisoners being held at the Weihsien Internment Camp, in Shandong province.

5 Jan 2020 - 6:15AM

Mary Taylor Previte was 12 years old when, on August 17, 1945, seven brave men parachuted in to free her and the 1,500 or so other Western prisoners being held at the Weihsien Internment Camp, in Shandong province.

Remembering the seven heroes who liberated a Japanese internment camp in China
Eric Liddell’s former roommate in China internment camp celebrates his centenary and the time of his life

Olympic runner immortalised in Chariots of Fire would have been best man at my wedding if he’d lived, says Joe Cotterill, who met the two loves of his life in the Japanese wartime Weihsien internment camp in Shandong province

28 Apr 2017 - 9:56AM

Olympic runner immortalised in Chariots of Fire would have been best man at my wedding if he’d lived, says Joe Cotterill, who met the two loves of his life in the Japanese wartime Weihsien internment camp in Shandong province

Eric Liddell’s former roommate in China internment camp celebrates his centenary and the time of his life
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