HONG KONG RE-OCCUPIED. SEPTEMBER 1945, SCENES IN HONG KONG FOLLOWING THE RE-OCCUPATION OF THE CROWN COLONY AFTER THE JAPANESE SURRENDER.

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Men from the destroyers WHIRLWIND and QUADRANT, and Japanese suicide motorboat men at their base in Picnic Bay, near Hong Kong. WHIRLWIND and QUADRANT went through unswept minefields to investigate the base and found a hundred and fifty explosive "suicide" boats.

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