7 Expeditionary Force veterans return to visit relatives will return to Myanmar tomorrow (Figure)
Expeditionary Force veterans return to the scene when the parade entered the door. Photographers Section Yuliang
Although the smoke was already fading in the blood of fire history, but during the arduous and full of daring, but can not erase from people’s memory. Living on the Burma Expeditionary Force veterans return to tracing activities will come to an end, tomorrow will be all veterans return home from Kunming, Tengchong worship the day after the “War Cemetery”, and then back to Burma.
exotic living veterans back, but there are a group of Yunnan Baoshan expeditionary force to keep looking at the veterans home in solitude, not separated by borders, but the poor have blocked their way home. “Oriental Outlook Weekly” correspondent Sun Chunlong decided to organize the expedition finished living veterans return to Myanmar tracing activities, immediately after the start to help, “Baoshan veterans home” series, now need to recruit three volunteers in Yunnan, to assist in this event interested, please call our hotline :0871 -4111111.
expeditionary force home the poor cut off Baoshan Road
7 位 tracing of the expeditionary force returning veterans, their home is currently enjoying a reunion with joy and the love of family affection, they are eating hometown dishes, home drinking water, of course, go through fire and then after the smoke did not forget about the passion of the years.
veterans of the war and the years seem to have a place for that, “Baoshan.” Western Yunnan Baoshan counterattack as the headquarters of the expeditionary force, to every expedition soldiers have left a deep impression. Baoshan out west, through transverse mountain ridge, cross the Nu River south, there is the land of bloody year Matsuyama and Longling, the ability to turn Gaoligongshan is war city Tengchong. Continue southwest to go by Mans, that is, China and Myanmar border town of Wanting to reach 100,000 from warrior to defend the country abroad. This is the time, the Chinese Expeditionary Army offensive in western Yunnan fire smoke into the blood line.
end of the war, many officers and men of the expeditionary force for various reasons, left the army, living in remote mountainous areas to the Baoshan area, and married a local girl, living a poor life abnormal. Because of poverty, they actually can not afford a ticket home, but also discredited in the face of their loved ones home, so cruel and cut off contact their loved ones.
Baoshan recruited three volunteers to help veterans find family
“Oriental Outlook Weekly” correspondent Sun Chunlong returning veterans in the organization of tracing activities in Myanmar, about an accident expeditionary force to the Baoshan district, after the status of living veterans. The initiation of the Sun Chunlong so enthusiastic to help veterans find family Baoshan wish. “Compared to living veterans of Burma Expeditionary Force, Baoshan veterans across borders less inconvenience, to help them find a home, let them go home, should be much more convenient. Prepare the recruitment of a number of caring volunteers to Baoshan Area veterans to go home to do a detailed statistics, I try to help them find their families, so that old people can return to times in their lifetime home. “
Sun Chunlong idea has also been a lot of enthusiastic people to support , studied at the Shenzhen Institute of International Education Exchange Hong Bo High School students have learned to recruit volunteers, contact the Sun Chunlong early on, that he should join the volunteer team. When he learned that even as the Baoshan region Expeditionary Force veterans find home, the 18-year-old has decided to Hong Bo did not hesitate to come up to their parents, adult gift bonus of $ 10,000, added to the home front to help veterans find volunteer activities to go.
addition to Shenzhen, Hong Bo, and was the University of Liuya Xin Guangxi (the newspaper on June 3, “close-up volunteers,” done-related reports), to help veterans find a home Baoshan need for pre-event Yunnan recruited three volunteers, volunteer expeditionary force requires not only respect for history, because veterans live in the Baoshan remote mountainous areas, especially the health requirements of volunteers, can be hard. Volunteer activities, travel about a week early, is responsible for collecting expedition to the Baoshan area veterans of the relevant information, helping them to find their families, the elderly relatives to go home as soon as possible.
show love for the veterans or the last chance
60 years for the first time to eat home cooked pork Liu recall; first time got into the 91-year-old First Class Zhongyun Qing; family home as long as he promised to put films Zhang Haodong whole village; hosted by the Guangdong customs hometown of Raymond … … long way home, home time is very short, 7 tracing the expedition returned military veterans, a flash will bid farewell to their loved ones home, and this not be hard to meet.
according to itinerary, seven veterans had to bid farewell to the home folks, all will return to Kunming tomorrow, finished tomorrow farewell ceremony was held in Kunming, the veterans will once again travel: From Kunming to Tengchong worship “War Cemetery”, and then diverted from Ruili, Tengchong, Ruili Wanding by the port to return to Myanmar … …
Expeditionary Force veterans return to tracing reports, once received widespread attention in all walks of life. Many enthusiastic readers into our hotline, asking Expeditionary Force veterans return to the relevant circumstances. Star Press, also specifically mailed from Beijing to the veterans of 16 sets of hardcover version of “My head of my regiment,” to show respect for veterans of the expeditionary force. Kunming, Ms. Lee said veterans are preparing to give gifts, let them feel the warmth and the Kunming people’s respect for old people.
67 years ago, starting from Kunming expedition Myanmar, with Too Late the determination and the trust of the motherland and the people, they are waiting for the smoke in front of the war; the day after tomorrow, they will once again start from Kunming to return to Myanmar, home with a parting of the affection and the blessings of the people in Myanmar still waiting for their regret and their families. Over ninety of the heroes of the anti-Japanese expeditionary force, and some still not a decent clothes, in order to return them rummaging through to find the most decent dress, but still reveals a shabby.
old people if you want to express your respect and love, so that the seven oldest old road to the final expedition touched hearts, old people stay in Queensland in the last day, please extend your support hand, send your affectionate blessing, perhaps you pay a little now, will become the last of the old people’s life touched.
correspondent Liu Xia (Yunnan Information Daily)