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English: The first British prisoners of war to be evacuated from Singapore after liberation walk to their aircraft at Kallang Airport.
This photograph CF 728 comes from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (collection no. 4700-15)
"The Far East: Singapore, Malaya and Hong Kong, 1939–1945", Air Ministry Second World War Official Collection (collection no. 4700-15, photograph no. CF 728) from the Imperial War Museum, London, England, United Kingdom; originally uploaded to en.wikipedia by Keraunoscopia on 6 April 2011, transferred to the Commons using CommonsHelper.
Author Flight Officer Ashley, official photographer of the Royal Air Force.


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  • 2008-04-06 09:20 Dave1185 332×350× (120245 bytes)



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