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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

Imperial Japanese Army Marching Through Singapore; WWII, Feb 15, 1942

Imperial Japanese Army Marching Through Singapore; WWII, Feb 15, 1942

Taken on 1942-02-15

Battle of Singapore, February 1942. Japanese victorious troops march through the city centre. The Battle of Singapore, also known as the Fall of Singapore, was fought in the South-East Asian theatre of the Second World War when the Empire of Japan invaded the British stronghold of Singapore. Singapore was the major British military base in South-East Asia and nicknamed the "Gibraltar of the East". The fighting in Singapore lasted from 8 to 15 February 1942.

Source: Imperial War Museums (UK)

Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2016-02-08