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Eastern FortressA Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Chi Man Kwong and Yiu Lun Tsoi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Celebrated as a trading port, Hong Kong was also Britain’s “eastern fortress”. Likened by many to Gibraltar and Malta, the colony was a vital but vulnerable link in imperial strategy, exposed to a ... More

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