Looking back at life during the Japanese Occupation

When the Japanese invaded, Mr Booi Seow Kiat, 87, was a boy of 12 in Malacca. He was sent to Singapore to work, and later built a career in the Singapore Armed Forces. He looks back at life under occupation ahead of the 75th anniversary of the fall o
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When the Japanese invaded, Mr Booi Seow Kiat, 87, was a boy of 12 in Malacca. He was sent to Singapore to work, and later built a career in the Singapore Armed Forces. He looks back at life under occupation ahead of the 75th anniversary of the fall of Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 14, 2017, with the headline 'Looking back at life during the Japanese Occupation'. Print Edition | Subscribe