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The Battle Box

The Battle Box - - exterior

The Battle Box is the underground command centre constructed under Fort Canning, Singapore, as an emergency, bomb-proof command centre. It was used extensively during the Malayan Campaign and the Battle of Singapore.

Among the exhibits of The Battle Box, the following are highlights:

  • Fort Canning

To help you better appreciate The Battle Box, the following guides will be helpful:

  • The Exhibits of the The Battle Box

Essential Facts:

  • Name:              The Battle Box
  • City:                   Singapore
  • Type:                 War Museum
  • Location:          2 Cox Terrace, Singapore


“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” Sun Tzu



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