WWII Veterans Return from Burma after 67 Years

Danwei highlights the front page story of today’s Modern Express (Chinese):

Nine former soldiers of the Chinese Expeditionary Force in Burma who chose to stay in Burma after the Second World War embarked on a tour to China yesterday, their first visit home for 67 years, today’s Modern Express reports.

Yesterday, the government of the border city Ruili organized a ceremony to welcome the homecoming of the WWII veterans, among whom the youngest is now over eighty years old.

May 31, 2009 4:44 PM
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