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The Lone FlagMemoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II$
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John Pownall Reeves, Colin Day, and Richard Garrett

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9789888208326

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789888208326.001.0001

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Thrills, More or Less

Thrills, More or Less

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(p.91) Chapter X Thrills, More or Less
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The Lone Flag
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John Pownall Reeves

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Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789888208326.003.0012

This is an account of Reeves’ dealing with intelligence operations in Macao. He did not consider what he did espionage, but there was a price on his head. He had his bodyguard with him and carried a gun all the time. This chapter also recounts the story of the Japanese’s taking of the Saion, the American air raids in 1945, the shutting-down of the Macao Tribune, as well as Reeves and his staff helping the American airmen and other residents escape to Free China.

Keywords:   Macao, intelligence operations, Hong Kong, John Reeves, air raids, World War II, American airmen, British Consul, Japanese invasion, gunmen

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