|Place||Asia: Singapore, Changi|
|Collection type||Private Record|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM371 92/0661|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Sim, Sydney B.E.M. (Signalman, d.1990)
Transcripts of news broadcasts received on a wireless radio set in Changi Prisoner of War camp, Singapore. They describe events following the Japanese surrender, and the lead-up to the occupation of Japan by Allied forces. Events described include dropping of supplies to POW camps, arrangements for evacuation of POWs and demobilisation of troops, and preparations for the occupation.