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The moment Britain surrendered Singapore to Japan in 1942

the moment britain surrendered singapore to japan in 1942
Around 80,000 British, Indian and Australian troops based in Singapore became Prisoners of War after the fall of Singapore, perhaps Britain's greatest military defeat since the 1781 Battle of Yorktown.
MailOnline

Australia can't trust America with the 'mad king' Donald Trump in power

The lesson of the fall of Singapore must surely be that Australia can not trust its survival wholly to a foreign power. Even a close ally. Yesterday Britain, today America.
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

National › Memorial ceremony marks fall of Singapore to Japanese troops

It was 75 years ago that Singapore, the island at the tip of the Malay Peninsula that had been key strategic outpost of Britain's colonial empire, fell to invading Japanese troops. The events live on..
Japan Today Also reported by •New Zealand HeraldSeattle TimesFOXNews.com

Tributes mark 75 years since the fall of Singapore

SBS World News Radio: The regional Victorian City of Ballarat has hosted a moving tribute to one of the darkest days in Australia's military history.
SBS

Never forget fall of Singapore: Broad

Nationals MP Andrew Broad says politicians at home and abroad ought to take stock on the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore.
SBS

Strathaven man to retrace POW hero dad's steps to mark Fall of Singapore anniversary

strathaven man to retrace pow hero dad's steps to mark fall of singapore anniversary
GORDON Highlander Private William Dunlop Hunter was captured and imprisoned by the Japanese during the WW2 conflict.
Daily Record

Help give this heroic Plymouth prisoner of war the memorial he...

help give this heroic plymouth prisoner of war the memorial he...
The descendants of people who suffered the horrors of life as a prisoners of war in Singapore have set up a Crowdfunder to help pay for a memorial service to honour them.February 15, 2017 marks the..
Plymouth Herald

Video: Lanarkshire Yeomanry POWs are remembered at memorial service

video: lanarkshire yeomanry pows are remembered at memorial service
Hundreds of local men were taken prisoner after the Fall of Singapore.
Daily Record

Mukherjee pays respect to 'unknown' Indian soldiers of WW II

* President Pranab Mukherjee today paid homage to the soldiers, including many Indians, killed during World War-II while fighting along with the British forces and laid to rest at Bomana cemetery in..
Deccan Herald

The fall of Singapore: archive, 16 February 1942

*16 February 1942: *Japanese forces take control of the British ‘Gibraltar of the East’ *BATAVIA, FEBRUARY 15.* Shells began to fall on Fort Kalang, the headquarters of the Malayan Command on..
guardian.co.uk

Allergy pioneer Dr Bill Frankland awarded with MBE in Queen’s Birthday honours lists

Tuesday 27 October, 2015Asthma UK is delighted to announce that Dr Bill Frankland, the vice-president of the charity since 1992, has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours lists with an MBE..
Pressat

Unfinished business: the legacy of the Second World War in China and Japan

The Pacific war did not end neatly in 1945. Rising from the east: a Japanese soldier takes aim at a bomber targeting nearby positions, c.1941. Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images *Hirohito’s..
New Statesman

Jill Hyem obituary

Actor and writer who scripted the hit TV series Tenko, a drama about the lives of women imprisoned in a Japanese internment camp The actor-turned-writer Jill Hyem, who has died of cancer aged 78,..
guardian.co.uk

Gallipoli 100 years, the veterans: Major-General Cecil Arthur Callaghan

A Gallipoli veteran, Cecil Callaghan was a career soldier who was with the Eighth Australian Division at the Fall of Singapore. He spent three years in Japanese prison camps, including Changi.
Brisbane Times Also reported by •Sydney Morning HeraldThe Age

City boss: The buck has to stop with board directors

TheCityUK’s chairman Gerry Grimstone tells Tim Wallace he is sick of bosses dodging responsibility for wrongdoing Who is to blame when a banker many tiers from the top of the firm misbehaves? The..
City A.M.


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