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By Chester M. Biggs Jr.

On December eight, 1941, jap troops methodically took over the U.S. Marine safeguard posts at Peiping and Tientsin, inflicting either to give up. Imprisoned first at Woosung after which at Kiangwan in China, the boys have been pressured to laboriously build a duplicate of Mount Fujiyama. It quickly turned obvious that their mountain was once for use as a rifle variety. In 1945 the writer used to be between these transferred to the coal mining camp at Uteshinai in Japan. mentioned listed here are descriptions of the dwelling and dealing stipulations on the criminal camps in China, the therapy of yankee prisoners through their jap captors, and the way the POWs have been in a position to carry themselves together.

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