Battle of Singapore

February 8th-15th, 1942

Fall of Singapore

Location Location

Fought in Singapore and the Straits Settlements. Singapore was considered a vital part of the British empire and supposedly impregnable as a fortress.
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Who dunnit?

Versus

Technology

Japan

  • 84 Fighter Planes
  • Water crafts
  • Bombs, bomb planes
  • Tanks

Allies

  • 10 Hawker Hurricane planes
  • 3 Machine Gun Battalion
  • 38 Infantry Battalions
  • 1 Battery of 3, 380 mm gun
  • 1 Bttery of 2, 380 mm gun (separate location)

Military

Allies

  • 38 Infantry Battalions
  • 70,000 Frontline Troops
  • 22nd Brigade assigned 10 mile sector
  • 27th Brigade assigned 4000 yards
  • 2nd Brigade assigned 11 miles