Witness To War: Remembering 1942 Exhibition At The National Museum Of Singapore

Witness To War: Remembering 1942 Exhibition At The National Museum Of Singapore

This year marks the 75th year since the fall of Singapore in 1942 and the National Museum of Singapore has launched its latest exhibition, Witness to War: Remembering 1942 to commemorate it. The exhibition touches on the Asia Pacific war when Japan attacked the United States military and naval bases in Hawaii, Wake Island, Guam and the Philippines as well as the British possessions of Malaya, Hong Kong and Singapore. The attack on Singapore was part of a wider campaign waged by the Japanese Empire across the Pacific. It presents the complexities of the events that led to the outbreak of the war in Singapore in 1942. With the outbreak of the Second Sino-Japanese War in 1937, anti-Japanese activities quickly gained momentum among the Chinese community in the region. In Hong Kong, actors and actresses came together to put up opera performances and organize charity sales to ra...

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