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  • British army Indian prisoners of war near Cathay Building, postcard : front

    Personalities
    This postcard shows a group of British army Indian prisoners of wars (POWs) walking in the direction of the Cathay Building. Attired in uniforms and boots, the POWs are seen carrying bags or sacks. Date of creation estimated. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Johore Hotel, postcard : back

    Personalities
    This image shows the back of the postcard, with the text “郵便はがき” printed on it. A note in Japanese is handwritten vertically on the divided back postcard. The postcard was posted by a Japanese officer 伊澤誠次 working in the "Syonan-to Trading Resources Control Co-op" (昭南交易物資統制組合) to his girlfriend in Osaka...
  • British army Indian prisoners of war near Cathay Building, postcard : back

    Personalities
    This image shows the back of the postcard, with the text “Post Card, Carte Postale” printed on it. A note in Japanese is written vertically by hand, at the bottom of the left column on the divided back postcard. The note mentions the surrender to Japanese forces in February. Date...
  • Model of a soldier : general view

    Streets and Places · Arts · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a front view of a model of a local soldier in a green British army uniform of the colonial era, on guard with a gun. The signage behind commemorates "A History of Blakang Mati 1880's - 1960's". It is part of the military museum in Fort Siloso, Sentosa....
  • Special Operations : Force 136 military office, 2000 : exterior

    Streets and Places · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This is an exterior view of the former Force 136 military office at Fort Siloso, Sentosa. It is a single-storey building with white walls, exposed bricks and a small porch. Also shown is a model of an armed soldier standing guard with a plaque beside him and an artillery gun...
  • Fort Siloso cannons : side view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This is a photograph of three cannons or 64-pounder guns at the historic Fort Siloso, located on the northwestern tip of Sentosa Island which used to be a fortress to protect the port of Singapore. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Civilian War Memorial : general view

    Arts · Tan, Bonny
    This 2004 photograph shows a general view of the four tapering white concrete columns of the Civilian War Memorial set amidst the greenery. The 61-metre tall memorial is dedicated to the civilians of all races who were victims of World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fort Siloso military operation re-enactment : general view

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heirwin M. Nasir
    This is a view of an artillery gun housed beneath a camouflaged canopy and the re-enactment of its operation by a group of wax models of soldiers. This set-up is located in Fort Siloso, Sentosa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Fort Siloso military barrack exhibit : interior

    Streets and Places · Sports and Recreation · Heirwin Mohd Nasir
    This is a model of a barrack interior, depicting a soldier's living quarters at the military museum in Fort Siloso in Sentosa. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cenotaph, 1922 : general view

    Streets and Places
    This colour photograph shows the Cenotaph, which was erected as a memorial in honour of the men who died in action during World War I and II. It was unveiled by the Prince of Wales on March 31 1922. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Cenotaph, 1922 : side view

    Streets and Places · Cheah, Seng Kee · Lee Kip Lin Collection
    This probably taken in the 1960s photograph shows the Cenotaph, which was erected as a memorial in honour of the men who died in action during World War I and II. It was unveiled by the Prince of Wales on March 31 1922. This general side view shot is in...
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