Japanese troops advance towards Braemar Hill in 1941. Photo: Handout Japanese troops advance towards Braemar Hill in 1941. Photo: Handout
Japanese troops advance towards Braemar Hill in 1941. Photo: Handout
Jason Wordie
Opinion

Opinion

Then & Now by Jason Wordie

Hong Kong’s role in the Pacific war started long before the city’s surrender in 1941

  • Surrounded by rising hostilities, the city had been on a war footing since 1937
  • Astute observers turned a handsome profit from the likelihood of conflict

Japanese troops advance towards Braemar Hill in 1941. Photo: Handout Japanese troops advance towards Braemar Hill in 1941. Photo: Handout
Japanese troops advance towards Braemar Hill in 1941. Photo: Handout
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