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KWANTI & KAM TIN landing grounds-presumably based on BAAG reports-May 1943

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1943

Part of a report to London from British Air Attache, Chungking, presumably based on BAAG feedback

Extracted from a status review of all airfields in South China.

Young witnesses to war

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

China Mail-28-09-1945

THE ARLINGTON HOTEL-Hub of the universe!-China Mail-05-12-1945

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

Survey of tunnels-China Mail-15-09-1945

HMS STRIKER being tied up at Holt's Wharf

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

At Holt's Wharf, Peninsula hotel in background

Its a pity that more of the ship is not visible

Kowloon Wharves exit gate-railway tracks in place-POWs exiting

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1945

This screen grab from an IWM film shows Japanese POWs being marched out of Kowloon Wharves gates.

Of interest on the ground are the railway tracks connecting the wharves with the KCR terminus.

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