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Tour
18 January 202318 January 2024
10:30am
Event
1 January 202331 December 2023
10:00am
Exhibition
23 November 202231 March 2023
9:00am
Exhibition
31 March 202228 February 2023
9:00am
Exhibition
1 January 202131 December 2024
12:00am
Event
19 February 201931 December 2024
11:00am
Exhibition
11 November 201811 November 2024
12:00am

On this day

On this day
8 February

1942 — Japanese advances forced the Allied troops to retreat from Malaya and concentrate in SINGAPORE which was believed to be a impregnable fortress. On the day, Japanese forces crossed the Straits of Johore and began the invasion of Singapore. They were engaged by troops of the 22nd and 27th Brigades of the 8th Australian Division