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The Damned: The Canadians at the Battle of Hong Kong and the POW Experience 1941 - 45 ( P.O.W. / Prisoner-of-War )( Canadian Armed Forces )( 1945 )

By: Greenfield, Nathan M

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, On: Harper Collins / HarperCollins, 2010, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 146597

ISBN: 1554682193

Condition: Near Fine (see description)


------------hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine dustjacket, 462 pages b&w photos, ---"The Damned tells the largely unknown saga of Canada’s first land battle of the Second World War -- fought in the hills and valleys of Hong Kong in December 1941 -- and the terrible years the survivors of the battle spent as slave labourers for the Empire of Japan. Their story begins in the fall of 1941, when almost 2,000 members of the Royal Rifles and Winnipeg Grenadiers were sent to bolster the British garrison at Hong Kong. In the seventeen day battle for the colony following the attack on D... View more info