What Is Burma Road?

Burma Road remains to be historical during the Second Sino-Japanese war. The 1154-kilometer road was primarily constructed to facilitate supplies to China from Burma by the British. That resulted in a war between the...

Australia’s Role In World War II

This statement, "I wish we had the Australians out there today," from the British Army general is proof enough of how Australia played an instrumental role in the fight against other superiors of the...

Halford Boudewyn: The Hero Vegetable Seller

No one could imagine Halford Boudewyn would be a spy of the anti-Japanese army. He was too tactful to be a suspect. He sold vegetables as a daily routine until he met a Prisoner...

The Courageous Elizabeth Choy

Choy was born on 29th November 1910, in the Hakka family, in Kudat, North Borne. Her father went through some English Education in the primary education and became a civil servant. He married a...

The Lanka Sama Samaja Party And Feverish Anticolonialism

The Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) is an old party that stems back into 1935 when it was founded to fight the independence of the country and the contentious issues of the state language...

Ceylon In The World War II

Sri Lanka was formerly known as Ceylon. It was a British protectorate. The British had occupied the coastal areas of Ceylon from 1796 – 1917. During the break of the Second World War, Sir...

Who Were Merrill’s Marauders?

Merrill's Marauders is a group that was named after Frank Merrill. The group used the code Galahad in its military operations. Its official name later became 5307th Composit unit. The unit was formed in...

Facts You Should Know About Solomon Islands

Commonly known as the landmark for Kolombangara. The Solomon Islands is a fantastic natural feature with a cone shape that amazes the eyes with wonders. On it, Mataniko falls, and the lagoons will keep...

Arthur Ernest Percival – Singapore’s Scapegoat

The late Arthur Percival came to this world on the 26th of 1887 December in Hertfordshire in Buntingford in England. He's the 2nd son of Edith Percival and Alfred Reginald. He studied locally in...

Eter Foo, The Singapore’s War Veteran.

The invasion of Japan in Singapore was an outrageous circumstance that led many of the Singapore citizens to get into war. Eter was one of the soldiers. He served as a Medical Auxiliary during...

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