timeline of events
Major events of this period
is Singapore's war hero. What was he like with his
His daughter shares her memories
by soldiers for at least two hours, until he
was bruised and bleeding, and was finally
knocked out cold.
Still, Mr. Tan Chong Tee, then
21, refused to say a word.
was no way the soldiers could get me to talk.
prepared to lay down my life for my
comrades," said the brave spy of Force
Read about this amazing war-time
hero and his daredevil deeds.
View his magnificent artwork.
What was Force 136?
|Another war-time resistance
fighter was Halford Boudewyn. To the
Japanese, he was a harmless vegetable seller.
Find out what he actually did.
Japanese tried to portray themselves as liberators of
the local people. They dished out propaganda articles
in the Japanese-controlled newspaper, The Syonan
The war years
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