The Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War II took place from 1942 to 1945, following the fall of the British colony on 15 February 1942.
The Battle of Singapore, also known as the Fall of Singapore, was fought in the South-East Asian theatre of World War II when the Empire of Japan invaded the British ...
This chronology of the Japanese invasion was compiled by James Tann, a heritage blogger, in the lead up to the 72nd anniversary of the fall of Singapore on 15 ...
History: Before Europeans settled in Singapore, it was a Malay fishing village. In 1819, Sir Stamford Raffles of the British East India Company created the Port of ...
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A book launch in conjunction with the exhibition opening of Moderns In Our Midst: A Photographic Tribute to Singapore’s Modern Architectural Heritage
Create your own Singapore guide with up to 12 of your Favourites. The story of Singapore is rich with twists, turns and triumphs. Here is a quick primer on our ...
Brief History: In 1786 the sultan of Kedah granted the island of Penang to the British East India Company; until 1867 it was known to the British as Prince of Wales ...
8 Dec 1941 - 15 Feb 1942 Contributor: C. Peter Chen. ww2dbase Malaya was known for its rich natural resources, and that very aspect was eyed by the Japanese ...
Four days after Christmas in 1971, the phone rang for Andrew Chou, an Air Vietnam staffer who had been exploiting his security credentials to smuggle gold bars out of ...
The fall of Singapore to the Japanese Army on February 15th 1942 is considered to be one of the greatest military defeats in the history of the British Empire.
Confluence of cultures. The island of Singapore was a part of the Javanese Sri Vijaya Empire and originally had the name Temasek or Sea Town. First mentioned in the ...