Syonan Singapore under the Japanese, 1942-1945 by Lee, Geok Boi.

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Published by Singapore Heritage Society in [Singapore] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Singapore

Subjects:

  • Singapore -- History -- Japanese occupation, 1942-1945.

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Book details

Statementc1992.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS610.55 .L44 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination131 p. :
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1384607M
ISBN 109813002514
LC Control Number92942349

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In the book, Shinozaki traces his time in Singapore from being imprisoned in Changi prison for alleged espionage, to his liberation by Japanese troops, to the Sook Ching (or Clean-up) incident where many ethnic Singapore Chinese were massacred, to the formation of the Overseas Chinese Syonan book and their 50 million dollar tribute to the emperor, to the setting up of agricultural colonies in Endau and Cited by: 4.

In the book, Shinozaki traces his time in Singapore from being imprisoned in Changi prison for alleged espionage, to his liberation by Japanese troops, to the Sook Ching (or Clean-up) incident where many ethnic Singapore Chinese were massacred, to the formation of the Overseas Chinese Association and their 50 million dollar tribute to the emperor, to the setting up of agricultural colonies in Endau and /5(3).

The Syonan Years book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Japanese Occupation in Singapore was a part of the theatre of the Asi /5(8). The author's unusual story concerns his time in Syonan meaning 'the light of the South,' the Japanese name for Singapore, where he was based from late until the Japanese surrender in He arrived as a journalist, was jailed by the British as a spy and then joined the Japanese administration on the fall of Singapore in Bringing together a wealth of historical materials concerning the Occupation as well as its beginnings and aftermath, and weaving them into a compelling narrative, this book provides readers a wide perspective on the most traumatic period in Singapore’s history.

To commemorate the 75th year of the end of Japanese Occupation in Singapore, the Singapore Heritage Society (SHS) and Landmark Books, are pleased to announce the publication of the revised edition of Syonan: Singapore Under the Japanese ( ) by Lee Geok : Singapore Heritage Society.

Buy Syonan, my story: The Japanese occupation of Singapore by Shinozaki, Mamoru (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). For an immersive experience into the war and Japanese Occupation, readers can visit the  Syonan Gallery: War and its Legacies  located at the former Ford Motor Factory - the place where British.

A chronicler of the Japanese Occupation, Lee Geok Boi (above) has launched the second edition of her book, Syonan, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore.

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His book is The Oscar Shindler asia version by saving locals and foreigners of Singapore by Japanese atrocities during the occupation in second world war. Regarded as a god to save and contributed to grant privileges to help the local population of cruelty Kempeitai, other military organizations/5.

This revised edition of Syonan: Singapore Under the Japanesewith extensively revised text and newly researched illustrations, frames the social memories of Singapore in the perspectives of war, surrender, suffering and legacy to present a vivid picture of Brand: Pansing. The Syonan Years: Singapore Under Japanese Rule, by Lee Geok Boi avg rating — 8 ratings — published It was published in the book form in (Shinozaki ).

Inthe English version of his autobiography Syonan - My Story was published by Asia Pacific Press. His autobiography was later reprinted in Criticisms Self-praiseNative name: 篠崎(しのざき)護(まもる). Genre/Form: History Personal narratives: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Shinozaki, Mamoru, Syonan, my story.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lee, Geok Boi. Syonan years. Singapore: National Archives of Singapore: Epigram, © Syonan Jinja (昭南神社, Shōnan Jinja, lit."Shōnan Shrine") was a former Shinto shrine at MacRitchie Reservoir, by the Japanese Imperial Army during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore in World War II, the shrine was destroyed when the British forces re-occupied National Heritage Board declared the site a Historic Site inalthough no plans have been Affiliation: Shinto.

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The Syonan years: Singapore under Japanese rule / Lee Geok Boi. This little known wartime episode of hardship and suffering is the subject of a new page book, titled From Syonan To Fuji-Go, which will be launched on Wednesday. Syonan is short for Syonan-to, Singapore's name during the Japanese Occupation, while Fuji-Go is the settlement's Japanese name, meaning "beautiful village".

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Book Description: During World War II, the Japanese government created a research bureau, the Chōsabu, to study occupied Singapore. The bureau's reports on Singapore's economy and society, reproduced here in translation, covered population and living standards, prices, wages, currency and inflation, rationing, labour usage, food production and supply, and industrialization.

The Bukit Batok Memorial is located on top of the tranquil Bukit Batok Hill upon which once stood two war memorials built by Australian POWs to commemorate the war dead of the Japanese and the Allies who fought during the decisive Battle of Bukit Timah in Singapore during the Second World two memorials were destroyed after the war and only the road and stairs that used to lead to them.

Syonan’s military and civilian administrators drew on Chōsabu research in formulating social and economic policy. The research takes on added importance because the Japanese destroyed most records of their wartime administration.

That leaves the Chōsabu reports as one of the few first-hand Japanese sources to have survived the war. Lee, Geok Boi, The Syonan Years: Singapore under Japanese rule (Singapore: National Archives of Singapore and Epigram, ).

Peter Thompson, “Chapter Sook Ching (Purification by Elimination),” in The Battle For Singapore: The True Story of the Great Catastrophe of World War II (London: Piatkus Books Limited, ).

Syonan-Yes or Syonan-No. The history books will remind us of how painful it was when Singapore was under Japanese Occupation during the years to For example, the Sook Ching Massacre claimed the lives of anywhere betw to 50, ethnic Chinese in Singapore and in Malaysia when the Japanese forces systematically killed people.

About Syonan/Shōnan. Copy/paste from Singapore's discussion page: "I was reading the Japanese version of this article when I came across this: >>この後、日本による軍政が敷かれ、シンガポールは「昭南島(しょうなんとう)」と改名された。 (From 日本による占領).

Becoming Syonan: Captures the diverse experiences of people during the Japanese Occupation. Legacies: Highlights the various legacies of war and Occupation in Singapore, from the political and social changes that arose and the ways we remember the war in Singapore today. In total, there are over exhibits on display at the exhibition.

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National Archives of Singapore. Trade paperback. Fine. No dust jacket as issued. For forty-four months during World War II, the Japanese occupied Singapore, renaming it Syonan and setting out to drastically change life on the island.

As part of the occupation, the Japanese created a research bureau, the Ch&#;sabu, to study occupied Singapore. The bureau’s Author: Gregg Huff.

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