Wang Yushu was 18 when he was ordered to northeast China as part of efforts to aid Kim Il-sung’s troops. Photo: Handout Wang Yushu was 18 when he was ordered to northeast China as part of efforts to aid Kim Il-sung’s troops. Photo: Handout
Wang Yushu was 18 when he was ordered to northeast China as part of efforts to aid Kim Il-sung’s troops. Photo: Handout

How Korean war memories in China fuel desire to take Taiwan 70 years on

  • Elderly Chinese war veterans remain bitter Mao’s plan to take the island back was interrupted
  • The Chinese Communist Party used Taiwan issue as the main justification for taking part in the Korean war

Topic |   Taiwan
Wang Yushu was 18 when he was ordered to northeast China as part of efforts to aid Kim Il-sung’s troops. Photo: Handout Wang Yushu was 18 when he was ordered to northeast China as part of efforts to aid Kim Il-sung’s troops. Photo: Handout
Wang Yushu was 18 when he was ordered to northeast China as part of efforts to aid Kim Il-sung’s troops. Photo: Handout
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