Barbara ANSLOW (née REDWOOD) [????- ] | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Barbara ANSLOW (née REDWOOD) [????- ]

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Given: 
Barbara
Family: 
Anslow
Maiden: 
Redwood
Sex: 
Female
Status: 
Living

Barbara kept a diary covering the period 1941-1945, ie the fighting in Hong Kong, and her internment in Stanley Camp. You can read her diary online here.

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The interview appeared in The China Daily:

Forgive but never forget

By Zhao Xu (China Daily)

Ninety-year-old Barbara Anslow says Hong Kong represents all that is great, sad and unexpected in her life. It was where she bade farewell to her father once and forever; it was where she spent more than three years as a prisoner of war, and it was where she learned to open her mind, her heart and her soul.

Read full article at: http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2008-12/08/content_7279676.htm

The China Daily has published an article about Stanley Camp that includes quotes from Barbara (http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/hkedition/2015-08/13/content_21583796.htm), and also a longer interview with Barbara (http://www.chinadailyasia.com/focus/2015-08/13/content_15303483.html).

Paul Letters has written up an interesting interview with Barbara: How Hong Kong POW Barbara Anslow killed time in Stanley internment camp.