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The Battle of Hong Kong (8–25 December 1941), also known as the Defence of Hong Kong and the Fall of Hong Kong, was one of the first battles of the Pacific War in World War II. On the same morning as the attack on Pearl Harbor, forces of the Empire . . On the same morning as the attack on Pearl Harbor, forces of the Empire of Japan attacked the British Crown colony of Hong Kong. The attack was in violation of international law as Japan had not declared war against the British Empire.
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British Hong Kong was a colony and British Dependent Territory of the United Kingdom from 1841 to 1997, apart from a brief period under Japanese occupation from 1941 to 1945. The colonial period began with the occupation of Hong Kong Island in 1841 during the First Opium War. The island was ceded by Qing dynasty in the aftermath of the war in 1842 and established as a Crown colony in 1843.
The Battle for Hong Kong, 1941-1945 is illuminated by the remarkable personal story of John Harris. An architectural student, he was pitched into battle as a subaltern in the Royal Engineers and was a prisoner of the Japanese for four years. His powerful testimonial describes the appalling struggle to survive in a Japanese prison camp.
Hong Kong 1941-45" is a new Osprey Campaign Series book, authored by Benjamin Lai, with illustrations by Giuseppe .
Hong Kong 1941-45" is a new Osprey Campaign Series book, authored by Benjamin Lai, with illustrations by Giuseppe Rava. It follows the usual format, with an upfront comparison of the opposing commanders, their forces, and their plans.
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Briggs was a reserve officer based in Hong Kong who watched the fall of the Far East as First Officer of Scout. He quickly moved to a staff job in Bombay, while his family were in captivity. After the war they settled in Australia
Briggs was a reserve officer based in Hong Kong who watched the fall of the Far East as First Officer of Scout. After the war they settled in Australia. No descriptions found.
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Farewell hong kong (1941). Published 2001 by Hesperian Press. There's no description for this book yet.