Chapter

Ready to March

Tim Luard

in Escape from Hong Kong

Published by Hong Kong University Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9789888083763
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9789882209312 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5790/hongkong/9789888083763.003.0019
Ready to March

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This chapter continues the story of the events of that day. After spending the night at the village of Kowtit, the party were given breakfast by the villagers. They made preparations for a long march across Japanese-occupied territory to the free city of Waichow in eastern Guangdong province. The party began the march, accompanied by guerrillas.

Keywords: World War II; Hong Kong; South China; Japanese invasion; Chan Chak; Waichow; guerrillas

Chapter.  3906 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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