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Resist to the End: Hong Kong, 1941-1945

Charles Barman and Ray Barman

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099760
eISBN:
9789882207363
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099760.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This is one of the fullest descriptions of the fighting in Hong Kong in 1941 and subsequent imprisonment of Hong Kongers, but in addition it is the view of a mature professional soldier, one who had ... More


The Battle of Hong Kong, 1941

Kwong Chi Man

in Hongkongers in the British Armed Forces, 1860-1997

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
February 2022
ISBN:
9780192845740
eISBN:
9780191938061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192845740.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History, Asian History

The chapter describes the experience of the Hong Kong servicemen during the battle of Hong Kong in detail, highlighting the diversity of such experience among the servicemen from different branches. ... More


Preparing for the Counter-offensive

Andrew Stewart

in The First Victory: The Second World War and the East Africa Campaign

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300208559
eISBN:
9780300222203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300208559.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the development of General Archibald Wavell's vision of a grand strategy as plans to support the rebellion on the Gojjam plateau gathered pace. To bring these to fruition, he ... More


The Ordnance Boards Shipping1

David Syrett

in Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years War: The Sails of Victory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897860
eISBN:
9781781380710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897860.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores the role of the Board of Ordinance in securing victory for the British during the Seven Years' War. It relates how the Board of Ordinance was a military department under the ... More


“Beyond Powers of Expression” (1914–1922)

Eric Saylor

in Vaughan Williams

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780190918569
eISBN:
9780190918590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190918569.003.0007
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Vaughan Williams volunteered for military service shortly after the Great War broke out, despite being over the age of conscription. He served first with the Royal Army Medical Corps in France and ... More


Education and the War (1910–1918)

L. C. Carr

in Tessa Verney Wheeler: Women and Archaeology Before World War Two

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199640225
eISBN:
9780191804663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199640225.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter talks about Tessa Verney Wheeler's last years of education in University College London (UCL) and her marriage before the war. Tessa met Robert Eric Mortimer (Rik) Wheeler in UCL while ... More


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