Nissen hut construction | Gwulo: Old Hong Kong

Nissen hut construction

Nissen hut construction

I've included this to show just how thin the roofs were.  The Nissen huts must have been like ovens during the hot weather and freezing during the winter. The old pre-war, man-made caves dug into the hillside were probably much more comfortable. (Andrew S)

Date picture taken (may be approximate): 
Monday, January 1, 1951