The Lasting Honour: The Fall of Hong Kong 1941 :: Oliver Lindsay soon to be presented for sale on the impressive BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1978, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Black & white photographs; Maps; List of sources; References; Glossary;
From the cover: On Christmas Day, 1941, the British, Canadian, Indian and Chinese defenders surrendered Hong Kong to the Japanese, who had not enjoyed numerical superiority in infantry, after only eighteen days fighting.
In that short time our defeat had been total, and not due to any collapse in morale. Much has been the speculation since then as to the causes of this swift debacle.
The Lasting Honour a quotation from Winston Churchills tribute to the bravery of the defenders is the first professional study of the campaign, with its prelude and its aftermath, since The War Against Japan, V…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper lightly sunned at the spine with a small nick to the head.
Red boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. (xii) 226 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5½”.
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