The Japanese Occupation: Fall Of Singapore | The Dead Cockroach

The Japanese Occupation: Fall Of Singapore | The Dead Cockroach

Exactly seventy years ago on February 15, the British surrendered to the Japanese Imperial Army. Thus began the horrifying Japanese Occupation which lasted three years and eight months. The Civilian War Memorial was built in memory of the civilians who had died during the war and the remains of the unknown were buried under it. This monument is composed of four similar pillars, symbolizing Singapore's four major races. On this day every year (also known as "Total Defence Day"), the Government would hold a memorial service to remember the thousands of people killed during the occupation. Timeline of the Japanese Occupation in Singapore: December 8, 1941 The Japanese launched air raids and begin bombing all over Singapore. January 8, 1942 Japanese troops penetrated the outer lines of defence at Kuala Lumpur, Malaya. January 11, 1942 The Japanese discovered food, ammunition a...

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