Book review: The Comfort Women Of Singapore re-inserts local women into a painful history

The Comfort Women Of Singapore In History And Memory by Kevin Blackburn. PHOTOS: NUS PRESS, KEVIN BLACKBURN
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The Comfort Women Of Singapore In History And Memory
By Kevin Blackburn
Non-Fiction/NUS Press/Paperback/208 pages/$36
3 stars

Were there comfort women in Singapore during World War II? It seems a straightforward question that should have long been answered. But, 80 years after the fact, the topic continues to elicit puzzlement from most Singaporeans.

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