Rare Japanese Footage – The Taking of Singapore – 1942

The Taking of Singapore

The Battle of Singapore was fought in the South-East Asian theatre of the Second World War when the Empire of Japan invaded the Allied 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 8–15 February 1942. It resulted in the fall of Singapore to the Japanese and the largest surrender of British-led military personnel in history.”


Extremely rare Japanese footage.


Credit: UnknownWW2InColor

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