WORLD WAR II, JAPANESE IN HONG KONG
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
File — Box AA1: Series Series 6; Series Series 11, Folder: 132
Scope and Contents A narrative of the wartime experiences at Hong Kong from 1941. Bombing, shortages, take over by Japanese, taking in Canossian Sisters and their 15 orphans whose property was destroyed. These Sisters remain in turn-house throughout the war. Japanese take over on Christmas Day; Carmelites probably spared because Canossian Sisters announce they are all from Italy. But they fear for their Belgian Mother and two other Sisters. Carmel became cook-house for the Japanese soldiers who slowly warm to...