Barbara Anslow at work in Hong Kong on Christmas Day, 1941, hours before British colonial rulers’ surrender to Japan’s invading army. Barbara Anslow at work in Hong Kong on Christmas Day, 1941, hours before British colonial rulers’ surrender to Japan’s invading army.
Barbara Anslow at work in Hong Kong on Christmas Day, 1941, hours before British colonial rulers’ surrender to Japan’s invading army.

How Hong Kong POW Barbara Anslow killed time in Stanley internment camp

After the terror of Japanese air raids, prison camp was a relief for Barbara Anslow, who kept busy writing or adapting plays for child prisoners to perform, doing communal work and queuing for food

Knowledge |   World War II in Hong Kong
Barbara Anslow at work in Hong Kong on Christmas Day, 1941, hours before British colonial rulers’ surrender to Japan’s invading army. Barbara Anslow at work in Hong Kong on Christmas Day, 1941, hours before British colonial rulers’ surrender to Japan’s invading army.
Barbara Anslow at work in Hong Kong on Christmas Day, 1941, hours before British colonial rulers’ surrender to Japan’s invading army.
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