Daily Archives: December 12, 2012

PLACES – Shing Mun Redoubt, HK’s Secret WWII Tunnels

The remains of an¬†extensive British military defensive line used against the Japanese stretch for 18km loosely tracing the border between Kowloon and the New Territories.¬†The ‘Gin-Drinkers Line’ took 2 years to build and fell after just 2 days during the Battle of Hong Kong in December 1941. The deep defensive tunnels with ventilation shafts and […]