Yep. The chapel is near Changi Prison. Along the same road in fact.
Nice place to watch football at night, chill out. The food and drinks are not bad either.
Uh no. The chapel is still as it is. The makan and drinks place is opened in front of it.
any BOB fan out there?
did Lt. Spiers shoot those POWs ?
Went to Pearl Harbour in Hawaii many years ago when was still a small boy.........very interesting i must say although at that time i wasnt that interested in history yet
Does it matter actually? He is one crazy dude to be running across the village, right through enemy positions to link up.
Anyway he did successfully go on to make the military his career and retired a Lt Comdr no?
*snorts derisively* Geneva Convention and proper treatment of POWs and non-combatants. Exists for the victors. Back in those days the victorious allied nations were too busy catching NAZIs to hang and trial then to bother about their own less than clean records. And who would level such charges against the allies? The NAZIs themselves? Not likely since most of them would have been hiding if not dead.
Just something to think about. Modern Laws of Warfare is something very subjective.
a) Chinatown - sook ching centre
b) Bunker structure in fort canning
c) Bunker boxes along Pasir Panjang
d) Fort factory - though it is a small place but it has many real historial items inside.......
e) changi chapel
f) Kranji War memorial
The hollywood movies tends to glorified the war and the story is almost one sided most of the times. Except the I heard the Iwo Jima is kinda of reversal...
Some of the sites that you can start with.. if only you're interested.
Just to check with fellow CSers if anyone of you have been to any historical battle scence recently.
For me, I am a die hard fan of WWII history and planning to visit some popular WWII sites soon.
has anyone pick up some war relics at places like Ubin ?