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Welcome to Waichow

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/9789888083763.003.0022
Welcome to Waichow

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On December 29, the escape party finally arrived in Waichow, at the end of a 14-mile walk during the day. Chan Chak was fêted on arrival and the whole party was given a warm welcome with feasting and celebrations, despite the menacing presence of Japanese aeroplanes in the skies around the city.

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

Chapter.  3096 words. 

Subjects: Asian History

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