Captives of Empire is the definitive history of the Japanese internment of Allied civilians in China, 1941-1945. There are over 650 scarce and rare illustrations, 20 maps, a detailed index and an extensive bibliography of published and non published sources. Also included is a complete list of the 13, 544 internees held in China and Hong Kong, with detailed biographical information, compiled from scores of sources and the only such published database of its kind in the world. Covered are the lives of Westerners in the prewar world of the Treaty Ports, the shock and dismay of the Japanese invasion, life under the occupation, life in the camps, and the aftermath of the war. This book would be of interest to anyone whose family was in China or those interested in the history of Westerners in China.Under his anxious supervision the camp service took the case to pieces to find that it was designed to be put together again and used as a double wardrobe, shelves, drawers, and everything else being packed in with the bed, with all aquot; brokenanbsp;...
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