Small Man of Nanataki Author:Liam Nolan "I am convinced that, faced as he was with the terrible choice between obedience to his orders from man, and to those from his God, he took his decision calmly and without hesitation. — "I have read of many great Christians. I have met only one - John Watanabe." — So said an English army officer, a prisoner of the Japanese during World War II, ab... more »out a man who was supposed to be his enemy. But loyal though Reverend Watanabe was to his country, he was a true minister to the needy.
His official task was to be an interpreter for the Japanese in Hong Kong prison camps and in a hospital, but he risked his life to make the torture endured by the prisoners at least bearable: he smuggled in medical supplies when an epidemic ran through a prison filled with British troops; he bought drawing supplies for a hospitalized soldier.
Small Man of Nanataki is the inspiring and true story of this remarkable person - told with moving simplicity.« less