Sendai prisoner of war camp in Japan. Photo: Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative AssociationSendai prisoner of war camp in Japan. Photo: Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association
Sendai prisoner of war camp in Japan. Photo: Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association

From nirvana to starvation: the story of the Canadians who defended wartime Hong Kong

  • Alfred Babin was among a little known group of soldiers from Canada who fought for Hong Kong and spent years in a Japanese prisoner of war camp
  • His story and those of the 1,975 countrymen who stood with him deserve far greater recognition, his son says

Topic |   Hong Kong's second world war history
Sendai prisoner of war camp in Japan. Photo: Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative AssociationSendai prisoner of war camp in Japan. Photo: Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association
Sendai prisoner of war camp in Japan. Photo: Hong Kong Veterans Commemorative Association
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