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We Shall Suffer ThereHong Kong's Defenders Imprisoned, 1942-45$
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Tony Banham

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9789622099609

Published to Hong Kong Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5790/hongkong/9789622099609.001.0001

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1944

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(p.153) 1944
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We Shall Suffer There
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Tonny Banham

Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:10.5790/hongkong/9789622099609.003.0064

This chapter discusses and looks at the prisoners of war (POWs) in Hong Kong and Japan in 1944. Out of the 4,000 POWs who were shipped to Japan, about 2,750 survived and were spread across 12 camps. This year saw the last and smallest draft to Japan, as well as a growing realization that the war was turning in favour of the Allies.

Keywords:   POWs, Hong Kong, Japan, camps, draft, Allies, war

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