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2a What reasons does the official give for the delay in getting the evacuees off the ship?

2b How long did the journey take for the party who were sent to Baguio?

2c What were the conditions like once the evacuees had arrived?

Extract from an official report on the evacuation from Hong Kong

PRO ref: CO 323/1808/6; Extract from an official report on the evacuation from Hong Kong
PRO ref: CO 323/1808/6; Extract from an official report on the evacuation from Hong Kong
Extract from an official report on the evacuation from Hong Kong