Winston Churchill realizes that Hong Kong is in danger and decides to send reinforcements.
- Japanese demand surrender (surrender is ignored)
Dec 13 1941
- Hong Kong Dollar was outlawed and replaced by the Japanese Military Yen. The exchange rate was fixed at 2 Hong Kong dollars to one military yen.
the HK-Kowloon brigade (港九大隊) was established from the Guangdong People's anti-Japanese Guerilla force led by Cai Guo-liang (蔡國梁)
streets and buildings in Central were renamed in Japanese.
the US dropped an atomic bomb called the “Enola Gay” on Hiroshima, killing over 70,000 instantaneously.
August 6, 1945
Another atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki,
August 9, 1945
Japan finally surrenders
15 August 1945
36 Japanese fighters attack Kai Tak airfield and units of the Japanese 23rd cross the Sham Chun Shan river
December 8, 2019
Japanese attack st. Stephens hospital