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Two Chinese boys known as 'Big Wings' and 'Little Wings' who were adopted by 132 Squadron at Kaitak airfield, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Here 'Big Wings' shows his approval for the Spitfire by giving the 'thumbs up' sign.

Two Chinese boys known as 'Big Wings' and 'Little Wings' who were adopted by 132 Squadron at Kaitak airfield, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Here 'Big Wings' shows his approval for the Spitfire by giving the 'thumbs up' sign.

Western Street x High Street, 1929 * 1500 free paper dolls and toys Chinese paper dolls at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel, also free Chinese toys at Arielle Gabriels The Internaitonal Paper Doll Society *

Western Street x High Street, 1929 * 1500 free paper dolls and toys Chinese paper dolls at The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel, also free Chinese toys at Arielle Gabriels The Internaitonal Paper Doll Society *

Looking down Pedder Street at the Star Ferry to Kowloon

Looking down Pedder Street at the Star Ferry to Kowloon

1941: Accomodation hulk HMS TAMAR at the Hong Kong basin that took her name - NHSA. by Kookaburra2011, via Flickr

1941: Accomodation hulk HMS TAMAR at the Hong Kong basin that took her name - NHSA. by Kookaburra2011, via Flickr

Captain Cyril "Potato" Jones (bottom left), Lt Jack Thomson with eye patch and other defenders of the Shing Mun Redoubt in captivity on 10th December 1941, Hong Kong | Shing Mun Redoubt (城門稜堡), as a part of the Gin Drinkers Line (醉酒灣防線), covering the west coast of Kowloon (九龍) was manned by 8/A/RS. 2nd Lt Thomson OC of 8th platoon was not in the fight at the moment IJA 228th Bn launched the assault in the night of 9th December 1941. He was in discussion with Capt Jones OC of Coy A, 2Bn of…

Captain Cyril "Potato" Jones (bottom left), Lt Jack Thomson with eye patch and other defenders of the Shing Mun Redoubt in captivity on 10th December 1941, Hong Kong | Shing Mun Redoubt (城門稜堡), as a part of the Gin Drinkers Line (醉酒灣防線), covering the west coast of Kowloon (九龍) was manned by 8/A/RS. 2nd Lt Thomson OC of 8th platoon was not in the fight at the moment IJA 228th Bn launched the assault in the night of 9th December 1941. He was in discussion with Capt Jones OC of Coy A, 2Bn of…

CHINA. Hong Kong 1920s

CHINA. Hong Kong 1920s

Liberation of Hong Kong .Putting up The Union Jack 30 August 1945.

Liberation of Hong Kong .Putting up The Union Jack 30 August 1945.

Kowloon wharves & Whitfield Barracks

Kowloon wharves & Whitfield Barracks

HK StR ferry area 1950's/60's

HK StR ferry area 1950's/60's

Kowloon station TST in 2nd world war

Kowloon station TST in 2nd world war

Queens Road Hong Kong

Queens Road Hong Kong

1937- Chinese civilian pours tea for Japanese soldier in a field in Peiping, China.

1937- Chinese civilian pours tea for Japanese soldier in a field in Peiping, China.

1941 - Gloucester Building, where my parents lived with my sister as the Japanese approached :(

1941 - Gloucester Building, where my parents lived with my sister as the Japanese approached :(

Japanese bombers over Hong Kong December 1941

Japanese bombers over Hong Kong December 1941

Japanese in HK 1941 occupation

Japanese in HK 1941 occupation

Women laborers shifting building sand with Victoria Harbour  in the background, Hong Kong Island, 1946-47

Women laborers shifting building sand with Victoria Harbour in the background, Hong Kong Island, 1946-47