The Japanese Occupation of Hong Kong
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This paper explores why the memory of the Japanese invasion and occupation of 1941 to 1945 have remained parts of Hong Kong's culture to shape attitudes and political thinking into the present. Th paper includes references to academic papers and several journal articles. Additionally, the paper notes that the Imperial Japanese Army's occupation was most harsh and for three years and 8 months Hong Kong's people survived under martial law and had their economy destroyed.
From the Paper:"Some historical events prove unforgettable, years later, for they shape new events and also, the cultures that grow up around them. Hong Kong's invasion by the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA) in December of 1941 and a difficult Japanese occupation till September of 1945 can be seen to have strong legacies. The time is associated with Japanese brutality and economic ruin, the present miracle of Hong Kong something built after 1945 in the aftermath of a complete disaster. Thinking on contemporary Japan is shaped by the World War II experience towards popular distrust of Japanese..."
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