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Singapore Island

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  • But on February 8th, 1942, the Japanese crossed the narrow Strait of Johore, landed on the north side of Singapore Island and came across to the city behind its impotent guns.

    The Thorn Birds

  • Changi was set like a pearl on the eastern tip of Singapore Island, iridescent under the bowl of tropical skies.

    King Rat

  • "Give us chemicals, and permission to enforce hygiene in the surrounding areas, and we'll have the whole of Singapore Island under control."

    King Rat

  • We reached home at eight o'clock, after a cruise, by sea and by land, of thirteen hours; but the day had been so replete with enjoyment that we scarcely felt conscious of fatigue, and were off again the next morning, soon after sun-rise, for a ride to Bookit Timá ( "hill of tin"), the central and loftiest peak of Singapore Island.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 29, August, 1873

  • In 1824, the British purchased Singapore Island, and by 1825, the city of Singapore had become a major port, with trade exceeding that of Malaya's Malacca and Penang combined.

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  • In 1824, the British purchased Singapore Island, and by 1825, the city of Singapore had become a major port, with trade exceeding that of Malaya's Malacca and Penang combined.

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  • 1942: The first Japanese troops succeeded in crossing the Johore Strait and landed on the north-west shore of Singapore Island, forcing back the defenders from the Australian 8th Division.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • 1942: The first Japanese troops succeeded in crossing the Johore Strait and landed on the north-west shore of Singapore Island, forcing back the defenders from the Australian 8th Division.

    Libertarian Blog Place

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