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Historical Research

Malaya Historical Group

Dedicated to research, record, document and publicise Aviation and War History in Malaysia. Malaya Historical Group (MHG) strives to be a one-stop-centre on Aviation and War History in Malaysia.

 

Details of the Malayan Campaign

The Rising Sun

Details, timelines, and reports on all aspects of the Malayan Campaign. From the Britain at War, or the FEPOW Community web sites.

 

Historic Sites

Fort Siloso

Fort Siloso is the sole surviving coastal gun battery from the twelve such batteries which made up ‘Fortress Singapore’ at the start of World War Two. The fort is situated on the island of Sentosa (formerly Blakang Mati — the ‘Island behind the Dead’) which is just south of Singapore Island.

Old Ford Factory

It was here on 15 February 1942 that Lt.-Gen. A. E. Percival, Commander of the British Forces in Singapore, surrendered to the Japanese Army. The National Archives of Singapore, has restored this gazetted national monument, which features the exhibition ‘Syonan Years: Singapore Under Japanese Rule, 1942-1945’.

Last updated 04/01/2014