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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 battle Peter, a weekend sailor, was once referred to as up within the Hong Kong Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. He finally graduated to commanding an ocean-going tug of 500 plenty from Hong Kong to Aden. En course he known as at islands nonetheless having fun with pre-war peacetime and navigated around the Indian Ocean utilizing a sextant. In July 1940 Therese, who was once 8 months pregnant, used to be evacuated from Hong Kong to the Philippines, the place Hugh was once born. They then travelled to Australia after a brief cease in Hong Kong, which used to be to be the final time she observed Peter. amassed here's Peter’s correspondence to Therese over a interval of six years. Edited and condensed through Hugh, it paints a different and sometimes funny photograph of existence in Hong Kong in international battle 2. it truly is released to coincide with the seventy fifth anniversary of the conflict of Hong Kong.

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