24 Jan 1945, Chronology of Events Related to Stanley Civilian Internment Camp

Submitted by brian edgar on Sat, 05/28/2016 - 17:34

The Japanese Red Cross sends the International Committee of the Red Cross a telegram which gives us an idea of the set up in the camp medical facilities in early 1945:

Tweed Bay Hospital containing about seventy patients in six wards attended by ample medical staff and qualified nurses. Latter accommodated top floor hospital...TB Sanatorium in excellent location and presently accommodat(es) ten male and three female patients....

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Source: Telegram 1673 in B G 17 07-069 Archives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (Geneva)

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