Gladys May Aylward

Gladys May Aylward

During the Second Sino-Japanese War, a female British missionary in China named Gladys May Aylward protected orphans and soldiers and spied for the Chinese. Wounded in a strafing attack and beaten with a gun, she escaped and rescued 94 orphans and fled with them from Yangcheng to safety at Sian (240 miles over mountains and river).

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