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Nov 20 The annual commemorative ceremony at Sai Wan War Cemetery in Hong Kong, held by the Consulate General of Canada, will be livestreamed this year on Facebook. It will take place on December 6 at 10am Hong Kong time (9pm ET / 6pm PT on Saturday, December 5). The ceremony will be recorded and also available for later viewing. Click here for access.
Nov 16 Be sure to watch the premiere of Viveka Melki’s new documentary, “The Fence” on CBC’s Documentary Channel on Sunday, December 6 at 9pm ET / 6pm PT. In this captivating film - set before, during and after the Battle of Hong Kong - prisoners of war and their relatives reflect on how one of the longest incarcerations of WW II affected their lives both inside and outside the prison camps. In a broader sense, the film examines how time and history have created a ‘fence’ separating truth, memory, and forgiveness. The film’s web site, www.thefencedoc.ca, contains further information, including the trailer, which you can also find here. Follow on FACEBOOK and TWITTER .
Nov 09 Fascinating story penned by Hong Kong veteran, George MacDonell: Clark and Cameron...Unsung Canadian Heros
Nov 07 Call for Papers: Canadian Military History Special Issue on the Battle of Hong Kong - To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Hong Kong,Canadian Military History will be publishing a special issue in Fall 2021. We invite submissions that examine the Battle of Hong Kong from multiple perspectives. Canadian and non-Canadian perspectives are welcomed. More info...

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