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 ...
The English name of Singapore is an anglicisation of the native Malay name for the country, Singapura, which was in turn derived from Sanskrit (सिंहपुर ...
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 ...
The fall of Singapore to the Japanese Army on February 15th 1942 is considered one of the greatest defeats in the history of the British Army and probably Britain’s ...
A book launch in conjunction with the exhibition opening of Moderns In Our Midst: A Photographic Tribute to Singapore’s Modern Architectural Heritage
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 ...
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 ...
Battle Of Singapore Facts Dates. 8–15 February 1942. Location. Singapore, Straits Settlements. Generals/Commanders. Allies: Arthur Percival (POW) Gordon Bennett
But today's 70th anniversary of the fall of Singapore has reignited controversy about one of the darkest periods in Australia's history, which destroyed the vestiges ...
Article Details: Mutiny breaks out among Indian soldiers in Singapore. Author. History.com Staff. Website Name. History.com. Year Published. 2009. Title. Mutiny ...
[F REIBL, H ANGUS] And for all of the sweet loving that I have received in the sun in the rain by the moon by the sea there is one time that I’m thinking of