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MAP OF WEIHSIEN - 1943


The Church / Assembly Hall


The Hospital .
Tania and Sylvia Tchoo standing in front of the hospital.
The top two floors housed the pupils of the Chefoo School.



Photo of a corner watchtower taken from outside the camp


Block - 47


Shady Side Hospital - 1945


Block 23 in 1984 - It was subsequently demolished ---
© Norman Cliff



1984
Edgewater Mansions. It is now called Dong Hai Hotel. - Eastern Sea Hotel ---
© Norman Cliff



What did Weihsien Camp look like?


The bell which called the internees to Rollcall twice a day.


Tania Tchoo standing outside Kitchen 1, which fed about 700 people. The food was cooked in large caldrons, but the quantity was quite inadequate.


AIR DROPS ON POW/INTERNMENT CAMPS, SEPTEMBER 1945

Yangchow C members may remember Peter Jewell, who was interned there with his mother and cousins, June and Keith Martin. During visits to USA, as an RAF pilot, he researched the POW Supply flying missions by USAAF in September 1945.
Their most perplexing problem was to determine the exact ...



Men's dormitory ...


Men's room ...


September, 2005 in England ---
Joyce Cliff, Nicky Pander and Norman Cliff --- a visit to London --



An aerial view of part of the camp, showing the single room family accomodation.
This picture was taken from the tower of Block-23.



A family outside their small room


One of the success stories of the internement period was the formation of groups of Scouts, Guides, Brownies and Cubs..


The Church / Assembly Hall


Block-23 after our liberation ...


Coalballs drying in the sun ...


Weifang, June 13, 2005.

I went by bus to Weifang, and was met by Mr. Sui Shude, a government official who is in charge of the forthcoming celebrations. This relates ...



September, 2005 in England ---
Joyce Cliff, Norman Cliff and Leopold Pander --- a visit to London ---



The approach to Weihsien Camp over a rough muddy road.


The Hospital and a Japanese watchtower, taken from outside the camp.
The top two floors housed the pupils of the Chefoo School.



One of the success stories of the internement period was the formation of groups of Scouts, Guides, Brownies and Cubs..


The Church ...


Shady Side Hospital - 1945.


... a colourless view of "freedom".


Two of the Camp's guard-towers seen from outside!


September, 2005 in England ---
Norman Cliff, September 12, 2005
--- a visit to London ---