How Nepalese Gurkhas helped put down the riots in Hong Kong in 1960s

Books and literature

  • In Gurkha Odyssey, Peter Duffell, former commander of the British forces in Hong Kong, tells the story of 200 years of service by the Nepalese Gurkhas
  • In this edited excerpt, Duffell describes a city rocked by riots during the 1960s – events that resonate today as the city again struggles with unrest