Japanese soldiers parading through the streets of Singapore. 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 worst defeat in World War Two. The fall of Singapore in 1942 clearly illustrated the way Japan was to fight in the Far East – a combination of speed and savagery
Rec from Mimi: has a fascinating exhibit on street food, and it has these interactive walking tours through history told through different people’s eyes – opium addicts, triad gangs, servants to the British, construction workers, etc.
The creation of the Singapore Flag is very significant in the design history of Singapore as it was created in the year Singapore gained full internal self-governance. Also, the design accommodates the racial ideals of Singapore's largest ethnic groups and reconciled the different race symbols and ideals
Rosa Parks Collaboration Portrait Poster - Great Black History Month Activity
Creating and putting together this classroom collaborative mosaic poster of Rosa Parks is a great way for the whole class to cooperate for mutual success! This a great complement to civil rights lessons.
Leather Forever: An exhibition of Hermès Leather. Learn more about the history of the house, material, and le Savoir-Faire of some of the most iconic pieces from the house #leatherforever #hermes #exhibition #history #marinabaysands #artisan #explore #singapore
No regrets over 17-year political detention: Poh Soo Kai
The book, which covers much of Singapore’s history in the turbulent 1950′s and 1960′s, seeks “to explain and debunk the official Singapore historical narrative”. Poh played a significant role in the modern history of Singapore as former assistant secretary-general of the Barisan Sosialis, the breakaway
Singapore, Singapore Discovery Walk: Clarke Quay Leisure Walk
Clarke Quay was very important to the history of Singapore, playing a key role in the city-state’s trade affairs.. Clarke Quay is now an exciting and thriving hub of nightlife activity with its bars, restaurants, trendy cafés, jazz clubs and much more.
Fort Canning Lighthouse also known as Fort Canning Light is located on top of Fort Canning Hill and was formerly one of the 13 important lighthouses in the Straits of Malacca. Located nearby with The Flagstaff and the Time Ball, the three navigation structures played an essential role during the early maritime history of Singapore. by SK HO 02/08/2014