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Old 24-01-23, 20:08
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I don't know how many people have paid attention to the "Canada" decal on the WS19 MKIII. It is written in English, Russian and Chinese. I know about our own use and the Russian lend/lease but until now there has been very little info on China. In browsing the Heritage Canadiana site I found a document showing 552 sets were ready for shipment. I wonder if there were translated manuals?

https://heritage.canadiana.ca/view/o...eel_c8396/2006
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And the sets themselves, were the faces printed in Chinese characters or did they expect the National Chinese troops to be fluent in either English or Russian?
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Interesting Canadian archive but not easy to search. Is there a certain search method to use ?

A side note: A group of volunteer drivers from the 8th Aust. AIF division were sent to China where they drove trucks for the Nationalist forces. There was a book published, it was written by one of the drivers.
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