Barbara Anslow (centre) with friends on the morning of December 25, 1941, the day Hong Kong surrendered. Pictures: courtesy of Barbara Anslow

‘It wasn’t a sad camp’: Hong Kong POW diaries tell of hope and hardship

Interest in her war stories from grandchildren made British stenographer Barbara Anslow think they deserved a wider audience, but publishers initially weren’t interested in her memories of Stanley Internment Camp, where she, her mother and sisters and future husband were prisoners of war

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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Barbara Anslow (centre) with friends on the morning of December 25, 1941, the day Hong Kong surrendered. Pictures: courtesy of Barbara Anslow
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