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Vigil for Burma, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, October 2007

Vigil for Burma, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, October 2007

Taken on 2007-10-06

A vigil for Burma in front of the Petronas Twin Towers.

Source: Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-10-10

Malay Police Force Patrol

Malay Police Force Patrol

Taken on 1953-06-05

Men of the Malay Police Field Force wade along a river during a jungle patrol in the Temenggor area of northern Malaya.

Source: British Official Photographer

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-23

C Squadron (Rhodesian) SAS, 1953

C Squadron (Rhodesian) SAS, 1953

Taken on 1953-05-06

"C" Squadron, the all-Southern Rhodesian unit of the Special Air Service (SAS), in Malaya in 1953

Source: Unknown Photographer/therhodesiansas/wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-23

Shotgunner of the Senoi Praaq 1953

Shotgunner of the Senoi Praaq 1953

Taken on 1953-04-04

Local guards from the Senoi tribe at Fort Kemar, one of a chain of posts in the heart of the central mountain range of Malaya. These forts protected the local population from raids by communist guerillas and also provided forward bases for British operations.

Source: HM Government/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-23

A Wounded Insurgent, Malayan Emergency

A Wounded Insurgent, Malayan Emergency

Taken on 1952-05-08

A wounded insurgent being held and questioned after his capture in 1952.

Source: British Official Photographer/Imperial War Museums/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-23

Douglas Dakota Transports, Singapore 1950

Douglas Dakota Transports, Singapore 1950

Taken on 1950-09-05

Douglas Dakota aircraft assigned to No. 38 Squadron RAAF at RAF Changi in Singapore

Source: Age newspaper/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-23

Pengkalan Kubor Police Station

Pengkalan Kubor Police Station

Taken on 1950-07-22

Malayan police officers keeping watch from the Pengkalan Kubor police station.

Source: Haywood Magee/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-23

RAAF on a bombing mission over the Malayan jungle

RAAF on a bombing mission over the Malayan jungle

Taken on 1950-03-16

Avro Lincoln Bomber A73-33 of No. 1 Squadron RAAF on a bombing mission over the Malayan jungle. Two 500 pound bombs can be seen falling from the aircraft.

Source: Australian Government/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-23

Police in Malayan Emergency

Police in Malayan Emergency

Taken on 1949-04-29

Police talking to an old Malayan who may have information about the communist bandits in the area.

Source: Bert Hardy/Wikipedia

Uploaded by mfa1988 on 2014-07-23

Japanese Secret Policeman Interrogated Regarding Sandakan Death March, Borneo, October 1945

Japanese Secret Policeman Interrogated Regarding Sandakan Death March, Borneo, October 1945

Taken on 1945-10-26

"Sergeant Hosotani Naoji (left, seated) of the Kenpeitai (Japanese secret police) at Sandakan is interrogated by Squadron Leader F. G. Birchall (second right) of the Missing Servicemen Section and U. S. Army Sergeant Mamo (right) of the Allied Translator and Interpreter Service on October 26, 1945. Naoji confessed to shooting two Australian POWs and five Chinese civilians."

Source: Australian War Museum/Wikipedia

Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-07

British Mosquito Aircraft Being Serviced by Crew; WWII; Labuan, Malaysia; Aug 1945

British Mosquito Aircraft Being Serviced by Crew; WWII; Labuan, Malaysia; Aug 1945

Taken on 1945-08-07

Labuan, North Borneo. Mosquito aircraft of No. 1 Squadron RAAF now operating against Japanese targets in Borneo are kept at concert pitch by the ground crews who are as proud of their aircraft as the men who fly them. Shown a Mosquito aircraft undergoing a thorough overhaul in readiness for exacting missions ahead.

Source: Harrison, John Thomas

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-10

Australian Infantrymen in Defensive Position; WWII; Labuan, Malaysia; June 1945

Australian Infantrymen in Defensive Position; WWII; Labuan, Malaysia; June 1945

Taken on 1945-06-26

An infantry company signalling position on Labuan on 26 June 1945. The Battle of Labuan was an engagement fought between Allied and Japanese forces on the island of Labuan off Borneo during June 1945. It formed part of the Australian invasion of North Borneo, and was initiated by the Allied forces as part of a plan to capture the Brunei Bay area and develop it into a base to support future offensives.

Source: Jack Band/Australian War Memorial

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-10

Australian Soldiers Meet Civilians on Labuan (Malaysia); WWII; June 1945

Australian Soldiers Meet Civilians on Labuan (Malaysia); WWII; June 1945

Taken on 1945-06-16

"Australian soldiers and local civilians on Labuan Island, Borneo. The soldier on the right is armed with a US M1 Carbine, which was not normally issued to Australian soldiers." The Battle of Labuan was an engagement fought between Allied and Japanese forces on the island of Labuan off Borneo during June 1945. It formed part of the Australian invasion of North Borneo, and was initiated by the Allied forces as part of a plan to capture the Brunei Bay area and develop it into a base to support future offensives.

Source: Unkown, via Wikipedia

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-10

Australian Signal Corps in Defensive Position; WWII; Labuan, Malaysia; June 1945

Australian Signal Corps in Defensive Position; WWII; Labuan, Malaysia; June 1945

Taken on 1945-06-13

An Australian 2/43rd Battalion Bren Gun position on Labuan Island to the north of the airfield during the fighting on the island in June 1945. The Battle of Labuan was an engagement fought between Allied and Japanese forces on the island of Labuan off Borneo during June 1945. It formed part of the Australian invasion of North Borneo, and was initiated by the Allied forces as part of a plan to capture the Brunei Bay area and develop it into a base to support future offensives.

Source: US Signal Corps

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-10

Australian Soldier Stands on Guard at Labuan Airstrip during WWII; Malaysia, June 1945

Australian Soldier Stands on Guard at Labuan Airstrip during WWII; Malaysia, June 1945

Taken on 1945-06-10

A soldier from the Australian 2/43rd Battalion armed with an Owen Gun in a bomber dispersal bay at Labuan airstrip on the day of the Australian landing there. The Battle of Labuan was an engagement fought between Allied and Japanese forces on the island of Labuan off Borneo during June 1945. It formed part of the Australian invasion of North Borneo, and was initiated by the Allied forces as part of a plan to capture the Brunei Bay area and develop it into a base to support future offensives.

Source: Australian War Memorial

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-10

Australian Troops Land on Labuan Island, Malaysia; WWII; June 1945

Australian Troops Land on Labuan Island, Malaysia; WWII; June 1945

Taken on 1945-06-10

"Soldiers from the Australian 2/43rd Battalion on board a landing vehicle tracked during the landing on Labuan Island on 10 June 1945." The Battle of Labuan was an engagement fought between Allied and Japanese forces on the island of Labuan off Borneo during June 1945. It formed part of the Australian invasion of North Borneo, and was initiated by the Allied forces as part of a plan to capture the Brunei Bay area and develop it into a base to support future offensives.

Source: Australian War Memorial

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-10

Remnants of Victoria Town on Labuan Island After Allied Bombardment; WWII; Malaysia, June 1945

Remnants of Victoria Town on Labuan Island After Allied Bombardment; WWII; Malaysia, June 1945

Taken on 1945-06-10

"The remnants of the town of Victoria on Labuan island on 10 June 1945, after it was bombarded by Allied aircraft and warships prior to the Australian landings." The Battle of Labuan was an engagement fought between Allied and Japanese forces on the island of Labuan off Borneo during June 1945. It formed part of the Australian invasion of North Borneo, and was initiated by the Allied forces as part of a plan to capture the Brunei Bay area and develop it into a base to support future offensives.

Source: Jack Band, Australian War Memorial

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2015-06-10