Episode 13: The Yellow Lion and the Red Sun
Dr. Thum Ping Tjin, Research Associate, Centre for Global History, University of Oxford
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Singapore was ripped from the hands of one Empire by another on 15 February 1942. The military aspects of Japan’s Malayan campaign have been well studied - but what about the implications for Malayan independence? In this week’s episode, PJ Thum discusses the two major impacts of the Japanese Occupation of Singapore on Singapore’s (and the rest of Malaya’s) subsequent independence movement.
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Tags: History, History of Singapore, singaporean history, japanese invasion, world war 2, hosbypjthum