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Status: PROCESSED Received: 23 Dec 13 18:17:53 Format: plain
Job: Sydney Morning Herald,26 Feb 1945 Comment: View in Trove

Processsing complete: 29 Jul 14 18:59:45 words: 284 corrections: 116

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W. H. DONALD ! RESCUED j Earlier Repon lo �� Bluff W. H. DONALD ! RESCUED j Earlier Repon lo s Bluff
Enero? ! OUR WAR CORRESPONDENT, JACK PERCIVAL Enero? ! OUR WAR CORRESPONDENT, JACK PERCIVAL
MANILA Fen 25-��rnong the prisoners icscued MANILA Feb 25 arnong the prisoners rescued
st Los Ba��os concentration camp WPS W H Donald at Los Banos concentration camp WPS W H Donald
an Australian vhn wat. confidencial advisei an Australian who was. confidential adviser
co General- ��simo Ciiiang Kal-oneK. and his to General- same Chiang Kai-shek. and his
&ecretaiv Miss Amsie Lee When the prison camp secretary Miss Annie Lee When the prison camp
at Sento lomas w*s captuteo. norn, the Jananese at Santo Tomas was captured. from, the Japanese
^ atoij was current that Donald was among the ^ story was current that Donald was among the
prisoners r^si-ued here At that time I -��.rote prisoners resided here At that time I wrote
i a ieport stating that Donald had spent .-bout a a report stating that Donald had spent about
thice jears m Santo Tomas1 lorkin? a* a bookDinder three years in Santo Tomas looking? as a bookbinder
This tt"s true but Donald haa transfened to This it's true but Donald has transferred to
| I os Banos a feu months ocfore 'he I Americans a Los Banos a few months before he Americans
reachec Manna The ��eascn foi this stor\ aoout reached Manna The reason for this story about
his, tmoiiaonment in Santo Tomas "vas to his, tmoiiaonment in Santo Tomas was to
ma\.e the Japanese believe that he w��s | out make the Japanese believe that he was out of
ot their clutches I gieeted Donald vhile ne their clutches I greeted Donald while he
"vas rid- ing o��.er Laguna de Bay in an' smohibious "was riding over Laguna de Bay in an' amphibious
tractoi The first ques. tlon he asjed wts Where tractor The first ques-. tion he asked was Where
s Madame! Chiang'' I tola him she was in New yoih. is Madame! Chiang'' I told him she was in New york.
Dontlct sala ne hpd no plans for th��, immedipts Dontlct said he had no plans for the immediate
futuie ��xcept to get out of the Philippine future except to get out of the Philippine
Islands and ��ecupei ate fiom the eftects of Islands and occupied age from the effects of
his Imprison- ment Despite his ace he ia? his imprisonment Despite his age he is?
����tcod up co tne pooi met splendidlj forced up to the poor met splendidly
Ii* e\prcssea the gieatest gratiflcption It expresses the greatest gratification
foi the lojsltv of his friends who hid foi so for the loyalty of his friends who had for so
long concealed his identit�� from the Japanese long concealed his identity from the Japanese
In addition to the civilian camp -it Ls Banos In addition to the civilian camp it Los Banos
there wes also a neaiby leligious cpmp in -vhich there was also a nearby religious camp in which
there *ere a numbai of Australian priests To there were a number of Australian priests To
da�� r spoke to Fatheis C iay loi of Nev estie day r spoke to Fathers C iay lot of New estate
and J G O'Donnell of Tamworth _ and J G O'Donnell of Tamworth _