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On 25 December 1941, the day of Hong Kong’s surrender to the Japanese, Admiral Chan Chak—the Chinese government’s chief agent in Hong Kong—and more than 60

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright Page
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Preface and Acknowledgements
  2. pp. xiii-xix
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  1. Frontispiece
  2. pp. xx-xxii
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  1. Escape Party
  2. pp. xxiii-xxvi
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. xxvii-xxvii
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  1. Note on Chinese Names
  2. pp. xxviii-xxviii
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  1. Maps 1-4
  2. pp. xxix-xxxii
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  1. Part One: The Invasion
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. 1. Last Ship Out
  2. pp. 3-11
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  1. 2. One-Legged Admiral
  2. pp. 12-19
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  1. 3. Men from the Ministry
  2. pp. 20-26
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  1. 4. Battle Box
  2. pp. 27-33
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  1. 5. Cloak and Dagger Boys
  2. pp. 34-40
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  1. 6. Naval Light Brigade
  2. pp. 41-48
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  1. Part Two: The Escape Plan
  2. pp. 49-50
  1. 7. Exit Strategy
  2. pp. 51-59
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  1. 8. Death of a Gunboat
  2. pp. 60-64
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  1. 9. Ducking and Diving
  2. pp. 65-73
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  1. 10. Surrender
  2. pp. 74-79
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  1. 11. Waiting for the VIPs
  2. pp. 80-86
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  1. Part Three: The Breakout
  2. pp. 87-88
  1. 12. Getaway Cars
  2. pp. 89-94
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  1. 13. Cornflower’s Launch
  2. pp. 95-102
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  1. 14. The Island
  2. pp. 103-111
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  1. 15. Finding the Admiral
  2. pp. 112-117
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  1. 16. Night Voyage
  2. pp. 118-123
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  1. 17. Shore Party
  2. pp. 124-132
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  1. Part Four: The March
  2. pp. 133-134
  1. 18. Guerrillas
  2. pp. 135-142
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  1. 19. Ready to March
  2. pp. 143-151
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  1. 20. Through Japanese Lines
  2. pp. 152-160
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  1. 21. Into Free China
  2. pp. 161-167
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  1. 22. Welcome to Waichow
  2. pp. 168-174
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  1. 23. Photos and Shopping
  2. pp. 175-182
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  1. Part Five: The Way Home
  2. pp. 183-184
  1. 24. River Boats
  2. pp. 185-192
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  1. 25. ‘Bow, You Buggers, Bow’
  2. pp. 193-200
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  1. 26. Kukong Comforts
  2. pp. 201-210
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  1. 27. Parting of the Ways
  2. pp. 211-222
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  1. 28. Journey to the West
  2. pp. 223-235
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  1. 29. Burma Shave
  2. pp. 235-243
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  1. 30. Glasgow Bound
  2. pp. 244-250
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  1. Later . . .
  2. pp. 251-264
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 265-296
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  1. Chinese names
  2. pp. 297-298
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 299-306
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 307-323
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  1. Endpiece
  2. pp. 324-324
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  1. Image plates
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789882209176
Related ISBN
9789888083763
MARC Record
OCLC
780079305
Pages
384
Launched on MUSE
2012-06-08
Language
English
Open Access
No
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