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Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley$

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9789622098800

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.001.0001

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(p.227) Bibliography

(p.227) Bibliography

Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945
Hong Kong University Press

Unpublished Manuscripts

Akashi, Yoji. ‘Japanese Military Administration in Malaya’. A paper given at the International Conference on Asian History at The University of Malaya, 1968. Paper No. 42.

Anderson, K. M. ‘Notes and Reports on Kindergarten and Transition Classes, Stanley Internment Camp, Hong Kong’. Typewritten, in Rhodes House Library, Oxford. MSS. Ind. Ocn. S. 110.

Anonymous. Diary of an internee, 1 January 1945 to 25 September 1945.

Anslow, B. ‘Interned – But Not Inactive’. A 16-page report of the Catholic Community in Stanley Camp. No date.

Dudley, Marion. ‘Hong Kong Prison Camp’. A 10-page letter to her friends, 1942.

Endacott, G. ‘Typewritten Accounts by People Present in Hong Kong during the Japanese Occupation’.

Faure, C. ‘Diary 1945’ and miscellaneous other papers. Lent by the family.

Forster, Lancelot. Reports in Rhodes House Library, Oxford. MSS. Ind. Ocn. S. 177, including:

‘Summary of the Activities of the Education Committee’. (1 page)

‘Report on the Work of the Education Committee’. (4 pages)

‘Education in the Camp’. (10 pages)

Gimson, F. C. ‘Hong Kong Reclaimed’. A 12-page typewritten report. Rhodes House Library, Oxford.

Gittins, Jean. ‘A Garden in Stanley’. Lent by the author.

Martin, Mary Erwin. Statement for Defence (Defence Document #1849), International Prosecution Section, British Division, Tokyo, 1947. (At the Imperial War Museum, London.)

Searle, L. A. ‘Diary, Hong Kong 1941–1944’. Rhodes House Library, Oxford. MSS. Ind. Ocn.S. 70.

Simpson, R. K. W. ‘These Defenceless Doors: A Memoir of Personal Experiences in The Battle of Hong Kong and After’. In the library of the University of Hong Kong.

(p.228) Stericker, John. ‘Captive Colony – The Story of Stanley Internment Camp, Hong Kong’. In the library of the University of Hong Kong. (Cited in the notes as ‘The Stericker Papers’.)

Other Unpublished Material

Radio Hong Kong. ‘Unhappy Chapter’. A radio programme of reminiscences about the war years, 1961. No participants are identified.

Tape Recordings of Personal Interviews – approximately 30 hours in duration. (See pp. 307–10.)


The Hongkong News. December 1941–August 1945. In the library of the University of Hong Kong.


Bertram, James. The Shadow of a War. London: Victor Gollancz, 1947.

Bowden, Jean. Grey Touched With Scarlet. London: R. Hale Ltd., 1959.

Brown, Wenzell. Hong Kong Aftermath. New York: Smith and Durrell, 1943.

Bush, Lewis. Land of the Dragonfly. London: R. Hale Ltd., 1959.

——. The Road to Inamura. London: R. Hale Ltd., 1961.

Carew, John. The Fall of Hong Kong. London: Anthony Blond, 1960.

Clark, R. S. An End to Tears. Sydney: Peter Huston, 1946.

Collis, Maurice. Wayfoong. London: Faber, 1965.

Dew, Gwen. Prisoner of the Japs. New York: A. A. Knopf, 1943.

Gittins, Jean. Eastern Windows – Western Skies. Hong Kong: South China Morning Post, 1969.

Gompertz, G. H. China in Turmoil: Eyewitness, 1924–1948. London: J. M. Dent, 1967.

Goodwin, R. B. Passport to Eternity. London: A. Barker, 1956.

Hahn, Emily. Hong Kong Holiday. New York: Doubleday and Co., 1946.

——. China to Me. Philadelphia: The Blakiston Co., 1949.

Hammond, R. Bondservants of the Japanese. San Pedro, CA: The Sheffield Press, 1943.

Harrop, Phyllis R. Hong Kong Incident. London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1943.

Hartendorp, Abram. The Japanese Occupation of the Philippines. 2 Volumes. Manila: Bookmark, 1967.

Keith, Agnes Newton. Three Came Home. Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1947.

(p.229) Lan, Alice and Betty Hu. We Flee From Hong Kong. New York: Evangelical Publishers, 1944.

Luff, John. The Hidden Years. Hong Kong: South China Morning Post, 1967.

Moffatt, James. The New Testament: A New Translation. London: Hodden and Stoughton, 1934.

Nolan, Liam. Small Man of Nanataki. London: Peter Davies, 1966.

Norman, James. How to Cure Drug Addicts. London: Tom Stacey, 1971.

Priestwood, Gwen. Through Japanese Barbed Wire. New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1943.

Proulx, B. A. Underground from Hong Kong. New York: Dutton, 1943.

Ryan, Rev. Fr. T. F. Jesuits under Fire in the Siege of Hong Kong. 1941. London: Burns Oates, 1944.

Sewell, W. G. Strange Harmony. London: Edinburgh House Press, 1948.

Stericker, John. A Tear for the Dragon. London: Morrison and Gibb, 1958.

Toland, John. The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire. New York: Random House, 1970.

Tsuji, M. Singapore: The Japanese Version. London: Constable, 1962.

Ward, R. S. Hong Kong under Japanese Occupation. Washington: Department of Commerce, 1943.

——. Asia for the Asiatics? The Techniques of Japanese Occupation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1945.

Zia, I. D. The Unforgettable Epoch, 1937–1945. Hong Kong: Greenwood Press, no date. Hong Kong: Chi Sheng Publishing Co., 1969.

Other Published Material

Alsop, Joseph. ‘City in Prison’. The Saturday Evening Post, 9 January 1943, pp. 12–13, 46, 48–51.

——. ‘Starvation is Torture Too’. The Saturday Evening Post, 16 January 1943, pp. 28, 42, 45, 46, 48.

Anonymous. ‘The Homestead: A Great Hotel Entertains Jap Diplomats as Patriotic Duty’. Life, February 1942, pp. 71–73.

Anslow, B. ‘Hong Kong Christmas 1941–1951’, a poem published in The Sunday Examiner, Catholic newspaper, Hong Kong, 1951.

——. ‘Someone in His Place’. Outlook. August 1954.

Baxter, George E. ‘Personal Experiences during the Siege of Hong Kong; Internment to June 1942’. Pamphlet published by the East Asian Residents Association, Sydney. No date.

Birch, Alan. ‘Confinement and Constitutional Conflict in Occupied Hong Kong, 1941–1945’. Hong Kong Law Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, September 1973, p. 293.

Black, A. W. ‘Engineering in Adversity’. Proceedings of the Engineering Society Hong Kong, Volume IX, Session 1955–1956.

(p.230) ‘British Humour Indomitable in Adversity’. The Illustrated London News, November 24, 1945, pp. 568–9.

Cheeseman, H. R. ‘Education in the Singapore Civilian Internment Camp’. Oversea Education, Vol. XVII, No. 2, October 1945, pp. 248–52.

Dew, Gwen. ‘Horrors in Hong Kong’. The American Mercury, November 1942, pp. 559–63.

Dudley, Marion. Women Behind Barbed Wire. Pamphlet published by the World's Young Women's Christian Association, Geneva. No date.

Education Department, Hong Kong. ‘The Effects of the War Years on School-Children in Hong Kong’. Oversea Education, 19 (1948), pp. 692–3.

‘Food and War in Hong Kong’. Nature, Vol. 157, 16 March 1946, pp. 343–4.

Forster, Lancelot. ‘Education in Stanley Internment Camp’. Oversea Education, Vol. XVII, No. 2, 1946, pp. 252–4.

Gittins, Jean. I Was At Stanley. Pamphlet published by Ye Olde Printerie, Hong Kong, 1946.

Harrison, G. F. ‘Nutritional Deficiency, Painful Feet, High Blood Pressure in Hong Kong’. The Lancet. June 1946.

Key, M. F. Hong Kong Before, During and After the Pacific War. Kapunda, Australia, 1945. A pamphlet published by the editor of The Kapunda Herald.

Macleod, N. C. ‘Report of the Deputy Director of Health Services, Hong Kong’. In S. Selwyn-Clarke, Report on the Medical And Health Conditions in Hong Kong – 1st January 1942–31st August 1945. London: His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1946.

Norman, C. J. ‘A Farewell to Stanley’ (poem). The Volunteer, Vol. IV, No. 5, 1954.

‘Nutritional Experiences in Prisoner-of-war and Internment Camps in the Far East’. The Lancet, Vol. I, June 8, 1946, pp. 852–3.

Selwyn-Clarke, S. Report on the Medical And Health Conditions in Hong Kong – 1st January 1942–31st August 1945. H. M. S. O., London, 1946.

Smith, D. A. and Woodruff, M. F. A. Deficiency Diseases in Japanese Prison Camps. London: H.M.S.O., 1951.

Taylor, Telford. Guilt, Responsibility and The Third Reich. A pamphlet. Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons Ltd., 1970.

Valentine, D. J. ‘Report of the Camp Medical Officer’. In S. Selwyn-Clarke, Report on the Medical And Health Conditions in Hong Kong – 1st January 1942–31st August 1945. London: H.M.S.O., 1946.

Watson, Margaret S. ‘Work of the International Welfare Committee’.