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Creepy and iconic WWII British Bunker built by the British before 1942 sees life again; when it was recently open to the public, for the first time, as part of National Heritage Board's (NHB) Battle for Singapore project. Footsteps echoed through in it once again....read more

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 Lieutenant) March 01, 2016
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In this episode Angus is looking at the Java Sea Campaign, with Jeffrey Cox.

Jeff’s book Rising Sun, Falling Skies: The disastrous Java Sea Campaign of World War II from Osprey publishing, examines the events following Pearl Harbor.

In their own lighting offensive the Japanese...read more

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Situated at Fort Canning Park, the Battle Box is the largest underground command centre of the British Malaya Command Headquarters during World War II. The Battle Box is one of the most important World War II sites in Singapore. It is a massive military bunker....read more

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The two ships arrived at Singapore just before Japan began the Pacific War. On 7 December, the day of the Pearl Harbor Raid on the other side of the International Date Line, the Japanese landed in northern Malaya. As soon as hostilities commenced, both steamed northwards to intercept a reported...read more

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Last week the first original pictures of the Jap invasion of Burma reached the U.S.  The date was early February.  Singapore was about to fall.  Bataan was still magnificently holding.  And the British felt super confident of keeping at least Burma.  They were sure the Japs...read more

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