from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- See Shenyang.
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- n. a city in northeastern China
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Mukden is one of the few places where anything remains from those former times and is possibly the best preserved of all the surviving Asian POW camp sites.
Former POW Ralph Griffith read the opening poem “A Special Journey” by Maurice Rooney and following that I made some opening remarks on behalf of the former Taiwan POWs who were held in Mukden Camp.
On Sept 18 1931, a small amount of dynamite was used to damage a stretch of the railroad operated by Japan's South Manchuria Railway close to the town of Mukden, which is now known as Shenyang.
_Japan_, pp. 265-271.)  Liao-Tung, a province of Manchuria which lies between Korea and the Chinese province of Chi-Li (in which is Pekín); the former is also known as Mukden, from the name of its capital city.
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After such false flutterings, his guardians refused longer to be thrilled when he crossed the Yellow Sea in a sampan, was “rumored” to have died of beri-beri, was captured from the Russians by the Japanese at Mukden, and endured military imprisonment in Japan.
The Yalu, in turn, was a prelude to the pivotal battle of Mukden on the following February 21, in which 300,000 Japanese troops on a 47-mile front, encircled the city and forced the Russian army under Gen. Kuropatkin to retire after suffering 90,000 casualties.
Adding to the drama was the uncertain fate of the six-man OSS team dispatched to Mukden in Manchuria to rescue General “Skinny” Wainwright, who along with his men had endured more than three years of brutal captivity since the surrender at Corregidor in May 1942.
The OSS “mercy missions” in Mukden were treated very badly, and OSS officers were held up by Chinese troops and robbed of all their arms and valuables by drunken soldiers whose leaders claimed they were “out of control.”
Mukden POW Society - MPOWRS - Mukden POW Memorial Society was formed specifically to honor the courage and sacrifice of the men held at the Mukden (Hoten) POW camp in Shenyang, China.
In July 1943 he was transferred to Shirakawa Camp where he remained, doing farm labour under miserable conditions until October 1944 when he was once more moved to Mukden, Manchuria in northeast China.
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