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Questions Source 1Source 2Source 3

3a Why would the rain cause so many problems for the evacuees?

3b Do you think that the evacuees were well looked after? Give reasons for your answer.

3c Does the account given in this letter match the account given by the official in the source 2? Which description do you think is more reliable?

3d Do you think these evacuations were necessary? Find out which countries did actually come under attack.

A personal account of the evacuation of women and children from Hong Kong

PRO ref: CO 323/1808/6; A personal account of the evacuation of women and children from Hong Kong