High-octane tales of life in Hong Kong’s Marine Police in colonial-era commander’s memoir A Small Band of Men

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High-octane tales of life in Hong Kong’s Marine Police in colonial-era commander’s memoir A Small Band of Men

A Small Band of Men: An Englishman’s Adventures in Hong Kong’s Marine Police, by Les Bird Earnshaw Books 4/5 starsA Small Band of Men is a page-turning memoir of life in Hong Kong’s colonial-era Marine Police, during a time when policing priorities, from dealing with refugees to smuggling and illegal immigration, were very different from those of today. It also frequently fore­shadows issues that would come to dominate the city’s future.Written by Les Bird, a former superintendent who commanded…

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