Memories of War and its Legacies

Memories of War and its Legacies

Posted by on Sep 2, 2017 in Events

In 1992, the Singapore Heritage Society, with the support of partners including the National Archives, Oral History Department (now the Oral History Centre) and the National Museum, published Syonan : Singapore Under the Japanese Occupation 1942-1945, written by Lee Geok Boi, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore. A key source for […]

WWII comes to Singapore

WWII comes to Singapore

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Events

75 years ago on this date, shortly after 4am, people living in Singapore had their first experience of aerial bombings. Japanese naval bombers and Zero fighter planes bombed the town area, hitting Chinatown and Raffles Place, as well as the airfields at Seletar and Tengah. This was the first time that civilians living in Singapore experienced war […]

The National Day Parade Through the Years, 1966-2012

The National Day Parade Through the Years, 1966-2012

Posted by on Aug 4, 2016 in Events

We look at how the National Day parade evolved over the years through the archives of our the Ministry of Communication and Information’s Photography Unit. This selection of images was curated by Ms Janelle Chua, our Outreach manager !