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

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.

Taken on 1942-02-15
Source Imperial War Museums (UK)
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Uploaded by SamiGoat on 2016-02-08


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