The occupation of Singapore by the Japanese was like a long nightmare that lasted for three and a half years. During this period known as the Japanese Occupation, the people suffered and lived in constant fear of the Japanese. (http://library.thinkquest.org/10414/japan.html)
Japanese occupation of Singapore - old man and his grandson picking up rice grains that had fallen onto the road. Every grain was precious. (http://www.cofepow.org.uk/pages/asia_singapore_rise_and_fall.htm)
Anderson Bridge is a vehicular bridge that spans across the Singapore River. It is located near the river's mouth in the Downtown Core Planning Area of Singapore's Central Area. The elegant bridge displays an excellent combination of intricate plaster and metalwork unmatched by any other bridge locally. It comprises three steel arches with supporting steel ribs extending across them, two rusticated archways and a fluted pier at each end. During the Japanese Occupation of Singapore…
Tiong Bahru, Singapore. This piece of writing introduces readers to a short history of this part of Singapore - more specifically from the Japanese occupation of Singapore in World War Two to communist Singapore. It uses Seng Poh Road as its focal point to demonstrate the changes in this period of history. This piece of writing is quite unique in that it presents information about this period of time in the least confusing, least boring and reader friendly way. It starts l
The series is set in the time of World War II during the Japanese occupation of Singapore. The effects of war on people's lives are dramatically portrayed in the drama, which centers on the daily lives of characters from three different families and how they lived through the occupation.
Issued by the Japanese during their occupation of Malaya between 1942 and 1944. The front of this rare note features a tree bearing fruit, with the obverse featuring a depiction of a ship on the horizon. Banana money is an informal term given to a type of currency issued by Imperial Japan during the Japanese occupation of Singapore, Malaya, North Borneo and Sarawak and Brunei, and was named as such because of the motifs of banana trees on 10 dollar banknotes.
Lieutenant-General Yamashita (seated, centre) thumps the table with his fist to emphasise his demand for unconditional surrender. Lieutenant-General Percival sits between his officers, his clenched hand to his mouth. (Photo from Imperial War Museum).