British Crown Colony of Hong Kong. Views of Victoria shoreline from ship in the harbor. Woman poses on hilltop overlooking harbor. Views from on board the electric cable tram that traverses the mountain overlooking Hong Kong harbor, and Victoria. Kowloon seen across the water. Views descending into Victoria proper.
Japanese propaganda newsreel, narrated in accented English. Fall of Hong Kong: Map shows Hong Kong and offensive from Kowloon to Hong Kong. Japanese artillery fired at British forces. Japanese attack over Hong Kong by artillery, by aircraft, and with landing forces. Explosions over targets from aircraft. British ships at sea under attack. Naval guns shell the island. Japanese troops on troop carriers ready for invasion of the mainland. Ships at sea. Mountains in the background. View of oil tanks on land. Japanese bombers in flight target ships and oil tanks. Pilot in bomber. Aerial view of Island and city. Smoke rises from oil tanks on Hong Kong. Artillery is fired. Ground forces scale ladders of an oil tank facility.
Japanese attack on Hong Kong during World War II. Japanese soldiers fire artillery and smoke rises. Japanese aircraft in flight. A pilot in the cockpit of an airborne aircraft. Aerial views of Hong Kong. Bombs drop and smoke rises. Japanese troops loaded onto boats underway at sea headed towards Hong Kong. Japanese soldiers at a harbor as billows of smoke rise up in the background. Japanese officers outside a building after the surrender by British troops. Japanese soldiers on horses march during a victory parade. The soldiers cheer after taking over Hong Kong.
Scenes after fall of Hong Kong to Japanese forces during World War 2. Formation of Japanese Aichi D3A (Val) dive bombers in flight over Hong Kong. Large formations of other Japanese airplanes also over Hong Kong. victorious Japanese forces formally assert possession of Hong Kong by parading on Queens Road, as military band plays. Officers on horseback lead the parade, as Japanese troops line the roadway.
Fall of Hong Kong to the hands of Nippon during World War II. Wrecked British fortifications in Hong Kong. Japanese soldier cheer after surrender of Britain. Tanks and cannons captured during this war. British soldiers taken as prisoner, shake hands with their captors. Number of Japanese warplanes fly over Hong Kong. Cavalier officers of Japanese military patrol on streets of Hong Kong.
British Crown Colony , Hong Kong. Chinese coolies using small hammers to break stones into gravel on a road in Victoria. Children walk on street. British officials in a building ignore an old Chinese man begging at entrance. Chinese children walking on road. Views in the Chinese district: residents squatting on the ground, cooking and eating, outside large thatch roofed dwellings. British Naval Officers in immaculate white uniforms, walk through the area. Chinese families, with small children. Chinese food vendors on sidewalks. Boats tied up at dock. Chinese workers unload cargoes from wooden boats, using manual capstans and winches and lines.