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... about Tipton & Hummel's escape from Camp ...

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Camp Wall from the outside showing searchlight, watchtowers and the electrified barbed wire fence over which Hummel and Tipton escaped.


"ONE Saturday morning towards the end of May 1943, we received a number of Japanese English-language newspapers which the Japs let us have from time to time, and there, on the middle page of one issue, was a half-column account of a successful Japanese mopping-up operation against this very unit with whom we were negotiating. It claimed that Japanese ...


Letter to Weihsien Camp from Commander Wang Shang chih
dated 4 May, 1944 ...
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Leaflets dropped by the U.S. Air Force on Camps in China, advising that the Japanese Government had surrendered.
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"The JAPANESE Government has surrendered. You will be evacuated by ALLIED NATIONS forces as soon as-possible. Until that time your present supplies will be augmented by air-drop of U.S. food, clothing and medicines. ...


“ ... Have your code No.2 (stop) Your reply No.1 received. Carpenter’s letter also received (stop) Can cut railway only temporarily but to prevent movement of Camp cooperation of Air Force necessary Matter referred to Chungking (stop) Philippines occupied now fighting ... etc.