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Portrait of Ron Brooks, by AJ Savitsky in Stanley Prison Camp, 1942.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1942

This is a portrait of Ron Brooks, in civilian clothes, done on 27 April 1942 by AJ Savitsky in the Stanley Internment Camp during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong.  AJ Savitsky did some 200 portraits of the internees.

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Portrait of RHJ Brooks in uniform, by AJ Savitsky in Stanley Prison Camp, 1942.

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1942

This Portrait of Ron Brooks in Fire Brigade uniform was done in Stanley Internment Camp by Arseny Joseph SAVITSKY, 30 March 1942.  AJ Savitsky did some 200 portraits of internees in the camp during the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong.

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Cover Page of Booklet 'HONG KONG Before, During and After the Pacific War'

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
2012

The cover page of the Booklet "HONG KONG Before, During and After the Pacific War" by M.F. Key, OBE, (former internee of Stanley Prison Camp).  The Booklet was published in November 1945, Australia, and June 1946 Hong Kong. This photo accompanies the Full Text of the Booklet featured on Gwulo.

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.

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