New PDF release: A Voyage to War: An Englishman's Account of Hong Kong

By Hugh Dulley

Hugh Dulley’s father (Peter Dulley) and mom (Therese Sander) met in Hong Kong on New Year’s Eve 1935. 4 years later on the outbreak of warfare Peter, a weekend sailor, used to be known as up within the Hong Kong Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. He finally graduated to commanding an ocean-going tug of 500 plenty from Hong Kong to Aden. En course he referred to as at islands nonetheless having fun with pre-war peacetime and navigated around the Indian Ocean utilizing a sextant. In July 1940 Therese, who was once 8 months pregnant, was once evacuated from Hong Kong to the Philippines, the place Hugh was once born. They then travelled to Australia after a quick cease in Hong Kong, which was once to be the final time she observed Peter. accrued here's Peter’s correspondence to Therese over a interval of six years. Edited and condensed via Hugh, it paints a different and infrequently funny photo of existence in Hong Kong in international struggle 2. it's released to coincide with the seventy fifth anniversary of the conflict of Hong Kong.

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