They died for all free men

This book is a dedication to the memory of the brave Sikh soldiers who died during World War II defending Malaya. The first part of the publication contains articles on Sikh religion and culture, and the history of how the Sikhs became involved with the British army. The second part details Sikh involvement in the defence of Malaya against Japan during the Second World War.


They died for all free men
Politics and Government
Ethnic Communities
Events>>Historical Periods>>World War II and Japanese Occupation (1939 - 1945)
India. Army
World War, 1939-1945--Registers of dead--Singapore
World War, 1939-1945--Registers of dead--India
Soldiers' monument--Singapore
Law and government>>Security>>Army
History>>Asia>>Southeast Asia>>Singapore
Philosophy, psychology and religion>>Religion>>Sikhism
Heritage and Culture
1942-1945 Japanese occupation
Singapore : Sikh Missionary Society Malaya, [2003]
Surjan Singh
Sikh Missionary Society
Singapore. National Heritage Board
Digital Description
application/pdf, 55.16 MB, 298 p. : ill. (some col.)
All Rights Reserved. National Library Board Singapore 2009.


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