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John Pughe helped with fitting out Tonfanau and did odd jobs around the camp. He shares his knowledge of Tonfanau camp, his memories of the Ugandan Asians arriving there, the shock of the cold for them, and his fascination with the different culture and language. He speaks of his grandfather being compelled to help by his previous experiences witnessed during WWII. Other topics mentioned include: cultural differences; the Ugandan Asians being ‘friendly’ and ‘kind’; the Ugandan Asians and the camp being a potential boost to the town and businesses.

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