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Gin Drinker’s Line – Start of the Battle for Hong Kong campaign

On the day of infamy, Pearl Harbour wasn’t the only attack the Japanese put in. The advance guard of the Japanese army was making it’s way toward the British held Gin Drinker’s line. A line of defenses on the Kowloon Peninsula that was intended to stop the Japanese in their tracks. However, it was undermanned as Japanese scouts soon discovered. A daring night attack plan was put into place in order to overcome the defenses.

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