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
Taiwan

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

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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