THE FAR EAST: SINGAPORE, MALAYA AND HONG KONG 1939-1945 | Imperial War Museums

THE FAR EAST: SINGAPORE, MALAYA AND HONG KONG 1939-1945 | Imperial War Museums

Occupation and Captivity February 1942 - August 1945: On 30 August 1942, the Japanese ordered the 20,100 prisoners of war in Changi Jail, Singapore, to sign an undertaking not to escape. The POWs refused and they were crowded into Selerang Barracks (which had accommodation for 120) until they signed under duress on 4 September.

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1949 Singapore
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