|SLAPPED. Whipped. Kicked 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.
"There was no way the soldiers could get me to talk.
"I was prepared to lay down my life for my comrades," said the brave spy of Force 136.
Read about this amazing war-time hero and his daredevil deeds.
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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.
Meanwhile, the Japanese tried to portray themselves as liberators of the local peopld. They dished out propaganda articles in the Japanese-controlled newspaper, The Syonan Shimbun.
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|The horror of the Japanese Occupation is captured in a forthcoming movie, Paradise Road, on women prisoners of war. It is set in Singapore, Penang and Australia. |
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