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Baptism by Fire

Stanley S.K. Kwan and Nicole Kwan

in The Dragon and the Crown: Hong Kong Memoirs

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099555
eISBN:
9789882207530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099555.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses Hong Kong during the Japanese siege. During the early stages of the Anti-Japanese War, Britain believed that Hong Kong like Singapore was an “impregnable fortress” so long as ... More


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