Collier's Magazine June 1941

Sat, 02/03/2018 - 14:38
Date picture taken
7 Jun 1941


The "time Bomb in Hong Kong" article is available online at

It begins:

You can't hold your breath for months, so the people of Hong Kong talk of other things. But when they pause they hear the time bomb ticking. Their island will be difficult to capture, but no picnic to defend. Collier's staff writer in the Orient sends by radio a picture of this uneasy fortress of British prestige