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Feb 6, 2015

Hirohito's Hiroshima escort

The Dean's Library in St Asaph has plenty of space for community activities, thanks to the Very Rev Raymond Renowden's clearout of old books in 1971. He had served ...

Category: General
Posted by: RhodriC

with the Army Intelligence Corps in the Second World War, when his grasp of Japanese came in useful. Soon after the war ended, he escorted Emperor Hirohito around the ruins of Hiroshima. For more about Raymond Renowden and the Dean's Library, scan the HistoryPoints QR codes on the library door. Or click here