TITLE

I Escaped From Hong Kong

AUTHOR(S)
Marsman, Jan Henrik
PUB. DATE
June 1942
SOURCE
Saturday Evening Post;6/20/1942, Vol. 214 Issue 51, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience of escaping the Japanese occupation in Hong Kong in 1942. The author disguised as a Philippine citizen following an order from a Japanese superior that all captives in a hotel where they are confined except Germans, Italians, Swiss, Portuguese and Filipinos will be going to Stanley Prison. Despite granting him a temporary freedom, Japanese officers kept investigating his identity. He had received help from Chinese guerillas for a payment of $25,000.
ACCESSION #
18993250

 

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