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Taiwan in Time: Bloodshed in Taiwan’s east


Taiwan in Time: Bloodshed in Taiwan’s eastBy Han Cheung / Staff reporterMarch 9 to March 15All was calm in Hualien County’s Fenglin Township (鳳林) when the 228 Incident broke out in Taipei. The cover of Kavalan 228 features Kuo Chang-tan, the Yilan Hospital director who was killed in the aftermath of the 228 Incident. This was one of the higher profile tragedies to fall upon Taiwan’s east coast in the Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) brutal suppression of the uprising. “Some say that Yilan was neither the center of the 228 Incident, nor did many people die. The only victims mentioned in the book Hualien Fenglin 228 (花蓮鳳林二二八) were the three members of the Chang family.


Source: Taipei Times March 07, 2020 15:56 UTC



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