Chinese Perspective

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Chinese Perspective by Mind Map: Chinese Perspective

1. Conflict/Cooperation

1.1. Sook Ching

1.1.1. Screening centers where the chinese people were forced to go to because the Japanese wanted to eliminate anti-Japanese elements from the chinese community.

1.1.1.1. Age: 18 to 50

1.1.1.2. People suspected of being anti-Japanese was executed.

1.1.1.3. Caused because of the tension between the two races.

1.1.1.4. Chinese Meaning: "Purge through cleansing"

1.2. Japanese invaded China

1.2.1. Caused tension

1.2.1.1. Decided to suspect the chinese people in Singapopre.

1.2.2. Lead to the Sook Ching

1.2.2.1. Wanted to torture those who were anti-Japanese.

1.3. Invasion of Singapore

1.3.1. Japanese dropped bombs on Singapore, while they were destroying Malaya.

1.3.2. Japanese planned a trap for the british.

1.3.2.1. Bombed Changi

1.3.2.2. Pulau Ubin on 7 February 1942

1.3.2.3. This made the british think that they were coming from the northeast of Singapore and so they placed weapons in that area.

1.3.2.4. This is what the Japanese wanted to happen.

1.3.3. The Japanese actually came from the northwest and attacked the British/locals easily.

1.3.3.1. Soldiers arrived by boats and rafts.

1.3.3.2. Tanks was also floated, across Johor.

1.3.3.3. British soldiers fired at them, but there was a lot of them and they couldn't be defeated.

1.3.4. The British Blunder

1.3.4.1. Repaired Causeway for easier acess to Singapore.

1.3.4.2. Gained control of Bukit Timah

1.3.5. The Battle of Bukit TImah

1.3.5.1. The Chinese Volunteers fought with the British with swords, rifles, grenades, etc.

1.3.5.2. Japanese took revenge on the chinese and killed all found in village.

1.3.6. The Battle of Pasir Panjang

1.3.6.1. 13th of February 1942

1.3.6.2. Near british military hospital

1.3.7. The Massacre at Alexandra Hospital

1.3.7.1. Japanese killed doctors, patients, and hospital staff.

1.3.8. Chinese New Year (15th February)

1.3.8.1. British surrendered to the Japanese at Bukit Timah.

1.4. Time: 3 years

2. Resources/Location

2.1. Kranji War Memorial

2.1.1. WIna

2.2. Changi Chapel and Museum

2.2.1. Audio

2.2.2. Poster Boards with information

2.3. Old Ford Factory

2.3.1. Movie

2.3.2. Museum

2.4. Bukit Chandu

2.4.1. Movies

2.4.2. Tour Guide (Vincent)

3. Battlefields in Singapore

3.1. Punggol Beach

3.2. Changi Beach

3.2.1. Victims from Bukit Timah area.

3.3. Changi Road

3.4. Hougang

3.4.1. Six lorry loads of people massacred here.

3.5. Katong

3.5.1. Buried Bodies

3.6. Beach Opposite Amber Road

3.6.1. Two lorry loads massacred.

3.7. Tanah Merah

3.7.1. 242 Victims from Jalan Besar massacred.

3.8. Sime Road

3.8.1. Massacre site

3.9. East Coast

3.9.1. 132 Victims

3.10. Siglap

3.10.1. Massacre

3.11. Blakang Mati Beach

3.11.1. Burial Site

4. Culture

4.1. Sook Ching

4.1.1. Screening centers where the chinese people were forced to go to because the Japanese wanted to eliminate anti-Japanese elements from the chinese community.

4.2. Chinese New Year (15th February)

4.2.1. Too many problems.

4.2.1.1. Soldiers were tired.

4.2.1.2. Street fighting meant that more would be killed.

4.2.1.3. Food and Water was running out.

4.2.1.4. This led to surrendering.

4.2.2. British surrendered to the Japanese at Bukit Timah.

4.2.3. Cheerless New Year's day.

4.3. Daily Life

4.3.1. Food

4.3.1.1. Rice

4.3.1.1.1. 22 ounces

4.3.1.1.2. Size of a cereal bowl.

4.3.1.1.3. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

4.3.2. Diseases

4.3.2.1. Vitamin deficiency disease.

4.3.2.1.1. Lack of vitamins

4.3.2.1.2. Tummy would be larger.

4.3.2.1.3. Swollen hands, and legs.

4.3.2.2. Cholera

4.3.2.3. Malaria

4.3.2.4. 'The Bukit Timahs'

4.3.3. Clothing

4.3.3.1. Thin

4.3.3.2. Cotton

4.3.3.3. Cheap

4.3.3.4. Dirty

4.3.4. Housing

4.3.4.1. 250 people in one house.

4.3.4.2. POW camps.

4.3.5. Jobs

4.3.5.1. Women had to knit quilts.

4.3.5.2. Fixed Fans

4.3.5.3. Build a bridge

4.3.5.4. Traded petrol, buildings, and ceiling fans.

5. Systems

5.1. Taking over Singapore

5.1.1. Sook Ching

5.1.1.1. Screening centers where the chinese people were forced to go to because the Japanese wanted to eliminate anti-Japanese elements from the chinese community.

5.1.1.1.1. Age: 18 to 50

5.1.1.1.2. People suspected of being anti-Japanese was executed.

5.1.1.1.3. Caused because of the tension between the two races.

5.1.1.1.4. Chinese Meaning: "Purge through cleansing"

5.1.2. Dalforce

5.1.2.1. Didin't have good triaining for the war, so they lost.

5.1.2.2. 3000 Chinese Anti-Japanese Volunteers

5.1.2.2.1. Volunteer's included students, teachers, etc.

5.1.2.2.2. Had 10 days of training.

5.1.2.2.3. Only chinese volunteers.

5.1.2.2.4. 100 000 military personnel from other places.

5.1.3. Torture

5.1.3.1. Electrocuted

5.1.3.1.1. Elizabeth Choy

5.1.3.2. Chopsticks

5.1.3.2.1. To find out more information.

5.1.3.3. Hanged

5.1.3.4. Slaped

5.1.3.5. Kicked

5.1.3.6. Burned

5.1.3.7. Drowned

5.1.3.8. Put them in sacks and stab them bayonet.

5.2. Prisoners of War : Chinese

5.2.1. Women had to knit quilts.

5.2.2. Fixed Fans

5.2.3. Build a bridge

5.2.4. Traded petrol, buildings, and ceiling fans.

5.2.5. Lived in Camps.

5.2.6. Example: Vincent Ng was a prisoner of war from 1941-1945.

5.2.7. 400 women and children imprisoned in Changi.