Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Oct

29

1943

Japanese execute troublesome Hong Kong internees

The Japanese had interned most western civilians after they occupied Hong Kong.

Eventually he was arrested and subjected to prolonged and severe torture by the Japanese who were determined to obtain information from him and to make him implicate the others who were working with him. Under this treatment he steadfastly refused to utter one word that could help the Japanese investigations or bring punishment to others. His fortitude under the most severe torture was such that it was commented upon by the Japanese prison guards.