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From Raymond deJaegher ...

- After August 16, 1943, most of the Catholic priests left Weihsien for Peking. Eleven of them stayed on to help the Weihsien internees and were lodged in bloc-56.
Seven of those were from S.A.M., Society of Auxiliary Missionaries.
- Fathers:
de Jaegher
Gilson
Hanquet
Keymolen
Palmers
Unden
Wenders
Four Catholic nuns also stayed on.

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The "ESCAPE" team,
From left to right
Larry Tipton//Father Raymond de Jaegher//Arthur W.Hummel
Centre front
Father Tchang// … and his Chinese friends who helped L.Tipton and A.Hummel to find their way to the Chinese guerrillas …



First letter "home" after Camp.



1945 - group picture
left to right:
Father R. deJaegher, -?-, James Jess Hannon, -?-, -?-, -?-.



Excerpt:
Chapter XVIII
Concentration Camp - Weihsien - (1943 - 1945)



GROUP-PICTURE ...


October, 1951


GROUP-PICTURE


Christmas, 1951