A postcard sent by the author’s father, Thomas Edgar, in the late 1930s shows the Supreme Court Building, which would be used by the Kempeitai during the Japanese occupation.

Witnesses to horror: the Allied civilians in wartime Hong Kong who watched, helpless, as Chinese starved at hands of Japanese

Fear, isolation and constant danger were the lot of Allied civilians initially spared internment in second world war Hong Kong, but that was nothing compared to the atrocities Japanese perpetrated on city’s Chinese population

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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A postcard sent by the author’s father, Thomas Edgar, in the late 1930s shows the Supreme Court Building, which would be used by the Kempeitai during the Japanese occupation.
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