28 Jun 1943, INTERNED - DECEMBER 1941 | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

28 Jun 1943, INTERNED - DECEMBER 1941

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Mon, 28 Jun 1943

Everyone was so keen to get news and several internees had brought radios into the camp with them, secretly hiding them where they didn't think the Japanese would find them.  But on the 10th July, 1942 (a date we can never forget), they pounced on the camp and several internees were taken away to where a huge grave had been dug.  They had to kneel down, and were decapitated with a sword.

((Kathie wrote this account some fifty years after the events, and not surprisingly some of the dates and events have got merged together. The actual timeline was: