Winston Churchill realizes that Hong Kong is in danger and decides to send reinforcements.
Canadian troops arrive on the HMCS Prince Robert
November 16 1941
36 Japanese fighters attack Kai Tak airfield and units of the Japanese 23rd cross the Sham Chun Shan river
December 8th 1941
Japanese main attack Hong Kong Island
December 18th 1941
HK Comanding officer Lawson killed as Fortress Hong Kong captured
December 20th 1941
Mt Cameron Captured and Malty calls for Governor Young to surrender
December 25th 1941
Public utilities handed over to Japanese control
the US dropped an atomic bomb called the “Enola Gay” on Hiroshima, killing over 70,000 instantaneously.
August 6th 1945
Hong Kong was handed over by Imperial Japanese Army to the Royal Navy on • The "30 August" was declared as the "Liberation Day" (Chinese: 重光紀念日), and had been a public holiday in Hong Kong until 1967.
august 30th 1945
British Rear Admiral Sir Cecil Halliday Jepson Harcourts formally accepts the Japanese surrender. Mark Young resumes as Governor.
6th September 1945