70 years ago: Hong Kong's wartime diaries
- Submitted by Admin on Sat, 2012-05-26 16:38Book / Document:Date(s) of events described:Wed, 1 Aug 1945
Mrs. E. Byrne, whose husband died while grinding rice last year, had news that her only son has died.
News circulating round camp these last few days is that Labour Govt. has got in at Home with a big majority, Atlee in charge. It's said that Churchill and Atlee flew to Potsdam. Churchill also said to have resigned from politics to write a history of the war.
- Submitted by Admin on Tue, 2015-06-30 17:26Book / Document:Date(s) of events described:Wed, 1 Aug 1945
Showery, overcast, hot.
Saw Dr. Smalley again. Heart OK more Dig. & Strych.
Tea 1.4oz & Shark liver oil (1 teaspoonful for 10 days) issued.
Toothbrush to G & ground salt & beans.
(No reply to Peace Terms offered to Japan, Gov’t still debating same) ∴