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Historical Exhibits of the Old Ford Motor Factory

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The Old Ford Motor Factory is where the British forces under Lieutenant-General Arthur Percival surrendered to Japanese forces in 1942 after the Battle of Singapore. The Museum focuses on World War II, the Fall of Singapore and the Japanese Occupation.

Among the many Historical exhibits of the Old Ford Motor Factory, the following are highlights:

  • Documents from the Japanese Occupation.


“United we stand; divided we fall.” Aesop (c.620-560 BC)



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