The Winnipeg Grenadiers At Hong Kong

One of the storied stands of the Canadian military was at the Japanese invasion of Hong Kong  in December 1941.

Wong Nei Chong Gap, scene of one of the fiercest encounters in the battle for Hong Kong. Here a company of the Winnipeg Grenadiers held out for several days against all odds.

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The Battle of Coronel: Sunday November 1, 1914

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The above picture is of Graf Spee’s squadron leaving Valparaiso November 3, 1914 following the battle.

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A German postcard of the thick of the battle

Web references for the Battle of Colonel:

Colonel Memorial

kaiserliche-marine.de (here seen through Google Translate)

The Scharnhorst

The German Ships