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vue666
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Dec 7, 1941 Japan attacks Pearl Harbour & Canadian Troops

71 years ago Japan attacked Pearl Harbour but also attacked Canadian & British troops stationed in Hong Kong... Apparently there were nearly 2000 Canadian soldiers posted to the British colony of Hong Kong...

»www.cbc.ca/archives/categories/w···ong.html


Thane_Bitter
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Through an associate I met a Canadian solder stationed at Hong Kong during that time, he was captured and remained a captive till the end of the war, many of the other captives didn't survive the inhuman conditions, at wars end he looked like a plastic wrapped skeleton.

A few months back Japan issued an apology to Canadian prisoners of war:
»m.theglobeandmail.com/news/polit···e=mobile