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Hong Kong, 1941

Allister, William. -- Where life and death hold hands. -- Toronto : Stoddart, 1989. -- 245 p.

* Canada. Royal Commission on the Canadian Expeditionary Force to the Crown Colony of Hong Kong. -- Report on the Canadian Expeditionary Force to the crown colony of Hong Kong. -- Sir Lyman P. Duff, Royal Commissioner. -- Ottawa : King's Printer, 1942. -- 61 p. -- Also published in French under the title: Rapport concernant le corps expéditionnaire canadien envoyé dans la colonie de la couronne de Hong Kong

Ferguson Ted. -- Desperate siege : the battle for Hong Kong. -- Toronto : Doubleday, 1980. -- 252 p.

Greenhous, Brereton. -- "C" Force to Hong Kong : a Canadian catastrophe, 1941-1945. -- Toronto : Dundurn Press, 1997. -- 160 p. -- (Canadian War Museum historical publication, no. 30)

  • Follows Hong Kong survivors from their prison experiences through to the end of the war

Lindsay, Oliver. -- The lasting honour : the fall of Hong Kong, 1941. -- London : H. Hamilton, 1978. -- 226 p.

"Special feature : the Battle of Hong Kong". -- Canadian military history. -- Vol. 10, no. 4 (Autumn 2001). -- P. 3-34

  • An article by Terry Copp, accompanied by four reprinted reports

Vincent, Carl. -- No reason why : the Canadian Hong Kong tragedy - an examination. -- Stittsville, Ont. : Canada's Wings, 1981. -- 281 p.

See also C.P. Stacey, Six Years of War, listed in "The Land War" above, and the works on "War Crimes and Prisoners of War" below.

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