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Singapore sealed the fate of Britain’s Asian Empire

There was somber reflection in Singapore this week as elderly survivors remembered the bombings, massacres and hardships that accompanied the Japanese capture of the island – at the time, a British colony – in February 1942, while officials recommitted to “total defense” of their country. However, the 80th anniversary of the worst – and most […]

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