Fall of Singapore
Immediately after the declaration of war, Japanese army disembarked at Malay Peninsula and went south toward Singapore. Taking advantage of the naval dominance after the battle of Malayan Sea, it ran through allied nations' territories and occupied Kuala Lumpur on January 11th, 1942.
Marching from many directions, Japanese army gathered at Johor Bahru and moved across the sea to attack Singapore, 'the impregnable fortress'.
On February 9th, it deliberately disembarked at wetlands to outsmart allied forces. Around 60,000 Japanese soldiers and 130,000 allied forces fought indecisively for the first time. But when Japanese army got main water supply sources, allied forces asked for cease-fire, running out of food and ammunition, too.
Japanese Commander, General Tomoyuki Yamashita and Allied forces' General Officer Commanding Malaya, Lieutenant General Percival met and decided allied forces' surrender. Singapore, geographically critical site, was now under Japanese occupation.
fall of Singapore
On December 8, 1941, The Japanese Twenty-Fifth Army invaded Malaya from Indochina at the same time of a proclamation of war and they were conducted on Singapore from this point onwards.
Then the Japanese troops had the command of the air at the sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse and took advantage of United Nations forces.
On January 11, 1942, The Japanese entered and occupied the city of Kuala Lumpur.
On February 3, 1942, the Japanese troops was being concentrated in Johor Bahru because they were conducted on Singapore.
At last they had started to invade the Allied stronghold of Singapore.
On February 9, 1942 the Japanese troops outwitted United Nations forces and made an invasion upon the marshes. A field of battle was the seesaw combat of about 60,000 Japanese troops and about 130,000 United Nations troops.
On February 15, Soon got, The United Nations troops implored the Japanese troops for cease‐fire negotiations because the water supply brought under the Japanese troops control and they were short of provisions and munitions.
General Tomoyuki Yamashita and Lieutenant-General Arthur Percival had a talk about the United Nations troops surrender and then Singapore was an important base from the strategical of the United Nations, but that passed into Japanese occupation afterward.
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