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26 Dec 1941

Hong Kong
20 Feb 1942

Hong Kong
  • Rensuke Isogai arrived at Hong Kong to being his tenure as the occupied territory's governor-general. He established his headquarters at the HSBC Main Building on Hong Kong Island, while the military established its headquarters at the The Peninsula Hong Kong hotel building in Kowloon. ww2dbase [Hong Kong | CPC]
16 Jan 1945

Hong Kong
  • Kamoi, at anchor off Kennedy Town in Hong Kong, was heavily damaged at 1240 hours during an air raid by aircraft of US Navy Task Force. The direct bomb hit destroyed the engine room and disabled her. Later in the day, she was strafed by a P-51 fighter of USAAF 14th Air Force. ww2dbase [Kamoi | Hong Kong | CPC]

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