"War criminal" is not the first expression that comes to mind when seeing white-haired Chou Ching-feng in his living room in central Taiwan, sipping tea with his daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren.
Image provided by Chou Ching-feng shows Taiwanese man Hsu Ching-chun (R), then a prisoner-of-war in Osaka, with his Taiwanese friends and family in a photo taken on June 5, 1952 in Osaka. Like the Koreans, the Taiwanese were second-class members of the Japanese army.
But nearly 70 years ago, he worked for the Japanese army in what is now Malaysia, guarding Australian prisoners in one of the numerous prisoner-of-war (POW) camps that were scattered across occupied Southeast Asia.
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