Weihsien Internment Camp (47 images)

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While Weihsien (now Weifang) was never a Treaty Port, it was the site of a Japanese Internment Camp from late 1942 until 1945, in which Allied nationals were incarcerated. These nationals were residents of several Treaty Ports in Northern China including Tientsin, Tsingtao and Chefoo. Perhaps the most famous of the Camp's inmates was Eric Liddell, of the London Missionary Society, a gold medal winner in the 1924 Olympics in Paris. 'Uncle Eric', as he was known, died in the Camp from a...
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