Cover commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Capitulation of Hong Kong. Cover depicts Japanese artillery shelling Hong Kong from Kowloon 11 December 1941. Kai Tak airfield under bombardment 8th December 1941 and the Japanese taking the surrender of Hong Kong 25th December 1941. Cover bears 24p defin cancelled with BFPS 2279 for the 50th Anniversary ofthe Fall of Hong Kong.
Cover has been flown in Hercules of 30 Squadron from Bangkok to Hong Kong.
Hand signed by James Allen Ford CB MC
Awarded the MC during the defence of Hong Kong
Hand signed by Alexander Sutherland MM
Awarded the MM at the battle of Wong Ho Chong Gap
Official Special - numbered and certified