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By Hugh Dulley

Hugh Dulley’s father (Peter Dulley) and mom (Therese Sander) met in Hong Kong on New Year’s Eve 1935. 4 years later on the outbreak of struggle Peter, a weekend sailor, was once known as up within the Hong Kong Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. He ultimately graduated to commanding an ocean-going tug of 500 lots from Hong Kong to Aden. En direction he referred to as at islands nonetheless having fun with pre-war peacetime and navigated around the Indian Ocean utilizing a sextant. In July 1940 Therese, who used to be 8 months pregnant, was once evacuated from Hong Kong to the Philippines, the place Hugh used to be born. They then travelled to Australia after a brief cease in Hong Kong, which was once to be the final time she observed Peter. amassed this is Peter’s correspondence to Therese over a interval of six years. Edited and condensed by means of Hugh, it paints a distinct and infrequently funny photo of lifestyles in Hong Kong in global battle 2. it truly is released to coincide with the seventy fifth anniversary of the conflict of Hong Kong.

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