My Dad's Diary

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20140723 (BBC7)
20140724 (BBC7)

A British prisoner of war's diary is returned to the writer's daughter.

A British prisoner of war's diary is returned to the writer's daughter nearly 50 years after it was lost in Japan. From March 1999.

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n the first of two programmes, Derek Jacobi reads extracts from a diary found on a beach in Japan by an American serviceman more than 50 years ago and recently returned to the writer's daughter.

A diary by a prisoner of war is found on a beach in Japan in 1945. It is returned to the daughter of the writer 45 years later.

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In the second of two programmes, Glynn Houston reads extracts from the diary of the Rev David Davies, who was a missionary and a colleague of Gladys Aylward in China. Davies's son Murray, who lived through ten years of war and Japanese occupation, examines the diary's contents.

Glyn Houston narrates the diary of the Rev David Davies, who was a missionary and colleague of Gladys Aylward's in China between 1934 and 1945.