|May 27||A full-length biography of Captain John Reid MBE, the RCAMC officer put in command of the 663 Canadian POWs from 'C' Force sent to Japan in January 1943 to work as slave labourers, is being published by Dundurn Press in October 2020. See the preview on Indigo Books. Available for pre-order.|
|May 22||Forwarded from Lee Naylor: from the Peace Philosophy Centre in Vancouver - article: In Memory of Horace (Gerry) Gerrard, a Canadian Hong Kong Veteran (1922 - 2019): An English Version of the 2016 Interview (on the first anniversary of Gerry's death)|
Updated our submissions page to include:
-a revised listing of Winnipeg Grenadiers interviews conducted by the Manitoba Museum.
-a series of interviews conducted by Dr. Charles Roland.
-"Dropped messages" - to the POWs from the USAF after war's end.
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