Resources and Related Links
suggest you start with the links below.
Personal Accounts and
The personal accounts of our veterans
a valuable and unique view of the battle and aftermath.
Accounts and Interviews
Canada in Hong Kong: 1941-1945 The
These lesson plans are designed for use
in history and
social studies programs in high schools.
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.
Battle of Hong
Human Rights in Asia-Pacific
This resource is broken into
teacher backgrounder, lessons, resources, and handouts. It is complete
maps, testimonials, pictures, quotations, details of peace treaties,
international conventions on war, assessment, and extension
Here is a list of firsts and
other surprising facts to grab
your attention and stimulate your curiosity.
Known Facts - 'C' Force
Veterans Affairs Canada
- Battle of Hong Kong: Search
results listing various links about
the battle and aftermath.
Use the search string: hong kong battle 1941
- Video Interviews: "Heroes
- “Canadians in Hong Kong”
gives a short history of Canada's
role in the battle of Hong Kong
(23 pages). Available online as
HTML and PDF.
The Memory Project from the Historica-Dominion Institute
nationwide bilingual project will
create a record of Canada’s
participation in the Second World War and Korean War as seen through
of thousands of veterans. The Memory Project will provide every living
World War and Korean War veteran with the opportunity to share their
through oral interviews and digitized artifacts and memorabilia. These
and artifacts will be available on this site for teachers, students and
general public. Visit...
I am Remembered...Canada's Hong Kong Veterans
a video created by The War Amps.
The Battle of Hong Kong took
place during the Pacific
campaign of World War II. The battle began on December 8, 1941 and
December 25, 1941 with Hong Kong,
then a Crown
colony, surrendering to the Empire of Japan.