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Re: Thank you
Posted by Tony Ng on 12/11/2007, 12:37 pm, in reply to "Re: Thank you"
It is amazing the feat they accomplished under the conditions that were there. I am sure when others read your book Deadly December, they will all be astonsished at the courage and perseverance Maj Parker and all the other Canadians displayed. |
: On behalf of my Dad, Maj. Maurice A. Parker,
: CO "D" Coy, Royal Rifles of
: Canada, thank you for your kind message. My
: Dad's Company were the last of the defenders
: to lay down their arms at the end of the
: Best regards,
: Ron Parker
: --Previous Message--
: On this anniversary of the Battle of Hong
: Kong(one day belated it may be), I wanted to
: give a word of thanks to all those who
: served and defended Hong Kong in 1941. I
: was born in Hong Kong but sadly did not
: fully appreciated until recently, the impact
: and sacrifice by all those who were there
: then, especially the many Canadians, who
: through their courage and determination,
: truly showed who the winners were in the
: Battle of Hong Kong. I am only saddened
: that not more people, both connected and
: unconnected to Hong Kong, recognise the
: tremendous sacrifices that were made by
: those men and women and their families.
: God bless
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