Hong Kong historians capture horrors of World War II in new website, with plenty more for heritage buffs, hikers too

//Hong Kong historians capture horrors of World War II in new website, with plenty more for heritage buffs, hikers too

Hong Kong historians capture horrors of World War II in new website, with plenty more for heritage buffs, hikers too

Historian Kwong Chi-man wants Hongkongers to remember the horrors of war, and one particularly painful episode from the fall of Hong Kong in December 1941 stands out.Nurses running an orphanage in Fanling in the New Territories were raped and brutalised when Japanese soldiers arrived on December 8 and overran the place.Recording what happened that day, Mildred Dibden, an English woman who founded the orphanage, wrote: “One of the nurses was dragged forcibly by her hair and arm out of the room,…

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