Asia at war, World War 2 as described by USPG missionaries, 1914-1946

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Title Asia at war, World War 2 as described by USPG missionaries, 1914-1946
Subject & Keywords Religion; history; war; BOACMR; BOABRAW; BOAWAR;
Description The outbreak of war between the Allies and Japan came at a time when the Society for The Propagation of The Gospel was very active in South East Asia. Missionaries in Japan were the first to be affected as the police came in the morning after war was declared and took most of them away to internment camps. Missionaries in Japan did report having realised that this might happen once the announcement was imminent. Missionaries in other countries had less warning of what would happen as Japan's empire spread. Some missionaries were able to flee once they heard Japan had invaded their country of residence, though their stories of escape are far from straightforward. Many missionaries did not manage tro escape and were interned in a variety of ways. These accounts cover house arrest, being held in a cell at a police station, finding a refuge of sorts in a...
ISBN 9781851173136
Contributor Bodleian Library
Type text
Language eng
Rights Content © USPG; images © Microform Academic Publishers, 2015. All rights reserved.
Publisher Microform Academic Publishers
Coverage 1914 - 1946
Created On 20th May, 2015 - 1:13pm
Last Updated 20th May, 2015 - 1:13pm
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