1942 The Taking of Singapore – Japanese Footage Only


From Wikipedia:
“The Battle of Singapore was fought in the South-East Asian theatre of the Second World War when the Empire of Japan invaded the Allied stronghold of Singapore. Singapore was the major British military base in South-East Asia and nicknamed the “Gibraltar of the East”. The fighting in Singapore lasted from 8–15 February 1942.
It resulted in the fall of Singapore to the Japanese and the largest surrender of British-led military personnel in history.”
Extremely rare Japanese footage.


Music score (Demo Only) added in 2013 by ROMANO-ARCHIVES (Introspective – Unusual Teacher).

This is a clip from the ROMANO-ARCHIVES’
new website “Unknown World War 2 in Color”.
http://www.webalice.it/romanoarchives – “Pacific and Japan” section.
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A silent copy of this footage in broadcast quality is available for licensing. More material from the Battle of Singapore (Japanese and British) is available.
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