Resources and Related Links

We suggest you start with the links below.

Personal Accounts and Interviews

The personal accounts of our veterans provide a valuable and unique view of the battle and aftermath.

Personal Accounts and Interviews

Canada in Hong Kong: 1941-1945 The Forgotten Heroes

These lesson plans are designed for use in history and social studies programs in high schools.

Canada in Hong Kong Lesson Plans

The Battle of Hong Kong: Telling the Story

Mailed to you at no cost, this CD contains a multimedia presentation that is designed for a high school audience.

The Battle of Hong Kong

Human Rights in Asia-Pacific 1931-1945

This resource is broken into sections: introduction, teacher backgrounder, lessons, resources, and handouts. It is complete with maps, testimonials, pictures, quotations, details of peace treaties, international conventions on war, assessment, and extension possibilities.

 Human Rights in Asia-Pacific

Little-Known Facts

Here is a list of firsts and other surprising facts to grab your attention and stimulate your curiosity.

PDF Format Little Known Facts - 'C' Force

Veterans Affairs Canada

The Memory Project from the Historica-Dominion Institute

This nationwide bilingual project will create a record of Canada’s participation in the Second World War and Korean War as seen through the eyes of thousands of veterans. The Memory Project will provide every living Second World War and Korean War veteran with the opportunity to share their memories through oral interviews and digitized artifacts and memorabilia. These stories and artifacts will be available on this site for teachers, students and the general public. Visit... 

I am Remembered...Canada's Hong Kong Veterans

View a video created by The War Amps.

Wikipedia Article

The Battle of Hong Kong took place during the Pacific campaign of World War II. The battle began on December 8, 1941 and ended on December 25, 1941 with Hong Kong, then a Crown colony, surrendering to the Empire of Japan.  More...External link - opens in new tab/window