A Japanese artillery position at Braemar Hill, above North Point, Hong Kong, in 1941. Picture: Alamy

December 1941: British officer’s diary describes final days of Battle of Hong Kong

In late 1941, Major John Monro found himself at the centre of battle. The following account of the struggle between the Allied and Japanese forces is taken from Mary Monro’s new biography of her father, Stranger in my Heart

Topic |   Hong Kong's second world war history

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A Japanese artillery position at Braemar Hill, above North Point, Hong Kong, in 1941. Picture: Alamy
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