HONG KONG Before, During and After the Pacific War
PERSONAL COMMENT ON THE ORIGINAL BOOKLET
A copy of this booklet is in my, R.H.J. BROOKS family's, possession. Though, as indicated in the introduction, a substantial amount of copies were produced, I have not seen nor heard of anyone having a copy - so presumably many have been lost over the years. I have therefore decided that it would be a shame for this important record, so earnestly put together by Mr Key, to disappear into oblivion. I have therefore decided to reproduce here, on GWULO, the whole booklet in its entirety.
There is no mention of Copyright on the booklet and so I feel confident that it would be his wish that this work, which substantiates so many others, is recorded for the greater benefit of all those interested in the events that transpired in this tragic period of Hong Kong's history.
Mr Key was an internee in Stanley Prison Camp during WWII. For some time he shared a room with the Vice-Chancellor of the University - (who was giving lectures at the camp on English literature for two years, twice a week).
The booklet cover is titled:
Before, During and After the Pacific War
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Being chiefly an account of the
STANLEY CIVILIAN INTERNMENT CAMP
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M.F. KEY, O.B.E.
Secretary to the
Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
Ye Olde Printerie Ltd