Taiwan Book and Magazine Covers

Gen Wainright at Formosa POW camp. More info here: http://www.powtaiwan.org/

All LIfe magazines can be view online at: http://books.google.com/books/serial/aVUEAAAAMBAJ?rview=1

There is a easy way to browse all the issues, you will have to dig around a bit.

See People/Eisenhower visit for more details on his 1960 Asian visit

921 - Quake of the Century

Taipei Times - Quake kills 5 as it rattles the nation

A large 6.8 earthqauke hit Taiwan on April 1, 2002 (not long after after 921).
Two large constuction cranes fell off the top of the Taipei 101 building crushing a taxi and a few people.
The building in the photo was about 6 blocks from my house.

Dr. Mackay's Book

Soong Dynasty ~ a very interesting book about Soong family, birth of China and KMT.