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D) The Blow Falls!

HONG KONG Before, During and After the Pacific War

Dates of events covered by this document: 
Mon, 1941-12-08 to Fri, 1945-08-31

PERSONAL COMMENT ON THE ORIGINAL BOOKLET

Book type: 

Maurice Frederick KEY [1886-1969]

Status: 
Deceased
Sex: 
Male
Names
Family: 
Key
Given: 
Maurice Frederick
Birth
Date: 
c.1886-01-01 (Month, Day are approximate)
Birthplace (town, state): 
Chester, Cambridgeshire
Death
Date: 
c.1969-04-01 (Day is approximate)

M.F. Key,   O.B.E. - Secretary to the Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce - 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).

Mr Key published a small, 12 page, soft-cover booklet/pamphlet initially in Kaplee, Kapunda, Australia, in November 1945.  Because of heavy demand, he re-produced the booklet in Hong Kong in June 1946.

The booklet is titled:

Birthplace (country): 
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