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`I heard from someone who speaks Japanese that they have received orders that if the Allies set foot on Honshu or Kyushu, their home islands, we are all to be eliminated and the guards then have to fall on their swords,' Grandpa said, with a certain relish.
'Bert, not in front of Ronald, please,' Granny said.
Then turning to me,
'Do not worry, nothing like that will happen. When we win the war we will go back safe to home.'
I was not sure whether to believe
Granny or Grandpa ...



The Peking Chronicle


... as he was, in December 1945.


... as he is, in December 2003.


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© David Beard



... The Peking Chronicle ...


BRITISH CIVILIANS INTERNED BY THE JAPANESE DURING WORLD WAR II

By RON BRIDGE



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