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  • Lim Bo Seng memorial : general view

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Tan, Chun Wei · Little Red Dot Collection {18549142}
    This 2010 photograph shows the Lim Bo Seng memorial at Esplanade Park. The pagoda-shaped monument was built to honour Lim Bo Seng for his heroism and patriotism during World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [3]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the site of one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. Mounds of earth are seen in the foreground, with poles placed in them possibly as markers. Many funeral jars are placed on the ground behind the mounds of earth. The site is an...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [1]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    The photograph shows the site of one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A simple tent propped up bamboo poles is seen in the middle of the picture. Several people, either standing or sitting, take shelter in the tent. The site is an undeveloped area, surrounded...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [5]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. Several men are seen on the site of the mass graves. Two men attired in muddied rubber gloves and boots, are in a hole dug out of the ground, working to unearth and...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [2]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A man wearing rubber gloves and boots is squatting down, washing something in a metal basin containing muddied water. Next to the man on the ground is a mat where skulls and bones...
  • Exhumation of mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims [4]

    Streets and Places · Personalities · Heritage and Culture · Punter, James M.
    This photograph shows a scene at one of the mass graves of the Operation Sook Ching victims. A mat is placed on the ground with skulls and bones neatly placed together. A man wearing rubber gloves bent over a metal basin containing muddied water is partially seen, on the left...
  • 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.
  • British prisoner of war carrying a Japanese POW flag

    Personalities
    This photographic print shows a British prisoner of war (POW) attired in uniform, boots and a hat. The POW is walking along an unidentified road that is lined with barbed wire. He is also carrying on his shoulder, a flag with a Japanese word "俘" on it. A circular stamp...
  • 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...
  • War crimes trial, defendants filing into courtroom (no. 3667) : front

    Personalities · Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Far East Air Force
    This 1946 photograph (numbered “3667”) shows the defendants walking in a single file into the courtroom, to take their place in the dock. The defendants, Japanese officers and other ranks are on trial for their part in the war crimes during World War II. The war crimes trials are held...
  • War crimes trial, courtroom in session (no. 3669) : front

    Personalities · Great Britain. Royal Air Force. Far East Air Force
    This 1946 photograph (numbered “3669”) shows the courtroom in session for the war crimes trials, which are held in the Supreme Court, Singapore after the end of World War II. The defendants, seven Japanese officers and other ranks dressed in uniforms are standing in the dock. They are on trial...
  • Lim Bo Seng : headshot

    Personalities · Tan, Bonny
    This is a black-and-white photograph of Lim Bo Seng who was a leader of a Japanese resistance group in Malaya during World War II. Title devised by Library staff.
  • Lim Bo Seng memorial, 2004 : general view

    Personalities · Streets and Places · Tan, Bonny
    This is a view of the memorial dedicated to a local war hero, Major-General Lim Bo Seng, who died in the Second World War. It is shaped like a pagoda and has carved motifs on its sides. At its base bronze lions stand guard. Title devised by Library staff.