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Parent 10 Beheaded Bodies Unearthed by British News Article
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 1
Folder First Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
10 Beheaded Bodies Unearthed by British HONGKONG (AP) – British military authorities seeking evidence of Japanese atrocities here have found the remains of ten beheaded persons believed to be British and Canadian prisoners of war. A Chinese pressed into service by the Japanese as a grave digger disclosed where the victims were buried. The British believe executions occurred approximately the day Hong-kong fell to the Japanese in 1941.