HONG KONG: Voyage to Freedom

The fishermen of the China coast are a rugged and self-reliant lot. Inured to the vagaries of wind, weather and their fellow man, they have been able to endure better than those ashore the demands of their new Communist masters. Proud and individualistic, they were often forced to attend mass meetings in the name of the new order, and some even saw their daughters commandeered by the Red masters for marriage to the "progressive" younger members of their group. All these things the fishermen of Kwangtung suffered in silence. But last summer, when the Communists began to impose...

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