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A Military History of Singapore’s Pillboxes

A pillbox is a small concrete fort that is built partially underground. Forming the first line of defence, pillboxes were normally located near the coastline, providing protection to soldiers who aim and fire at the enemy ships and troops attempting … Continue reading

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A Visit to Reflections at Bukit Chandu

The minute-long signal was being sounded all over Singapore at 12.05pm today to mark the Total Defence Day, and this year is a special one. It is the 70th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore. On the 15th of February … Continue reading

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