Thursday, October 8, 2015

CHP-160-Jack Jones and the FAU China Convoy 1945-1951

Click on this link to hear a podcast by Laslo Montgomery of the 'China History Podcast' telling the story of A TRUE FRIEND TO CHINA and of the FAU China Convoy, as is explained in my following blog post.

CHP-160-Jack Jones and the FAU China Convoy 1945-1951

Monday, October 5, 2015


Exactly seventy years ago today Jack Jones first landed in Kunming, to work with the Friends Ambulance Unit distributing medical aid throughout vast areas of China.

And today Laszlo Montgomery has uploaded a story about Jack and the FAU to his CHINA HISTORY PODCAST which google will swiftly find for you, thus telling the world this important story that time has all but forgotten.

Nearly 400 men and women from the UK, the USA, Canada and New Zealand volunteered several years of their lives to live and work in China at a difficult time, an example of humanitarian service that wasn't insignificant and is well worth remembering.

My new book can be bought in the USA from,in Hong Kong from St John's Cathedral, in China from Earnshaw Books and from me by mail on enquiry to

It is a great adventure story with many sub-plots and twists and I hope you will enjoy it and learn something from it.