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Record Number: 25254


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'"The Syonan Times" says that 11 ships have been sunk off Colombo, Rangoon and the Indian coast; also the Queen Mary with 10,000 troops in the South Atlantic. The newspaper also warns the Asiatic population that the way to happiness etc. will be hard, but they must tread it for the sake of their children! The arrogant British then come in for more castigation'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

19 Mar 1942

Country:

Malaysia

Time

n/a

Place:

city: Singapore
specific address: Changi
other location: prisoner of war camp

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

Thomas Kitching

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

1 Mar 1890

Socio-Economic Group:

Professional / academic / merchant / farmer

Occupation:

Chief surveyor in Colonial Service

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

Malaysia

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[n/a]

Title:

Syonan Times

Genre:

Politics, propaganda

Form of Text:

Print: Newspaper

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

25254

Source:

Print

Author:

Tom Kitching

Editor:

n/a

Title:

Life and Death in Changi

Place of Publication:

Perth

Date of Publication:

1998

Vol:

n/a

Page:

63

Additional Comments:

n/a

Citation:

Tom Kitching, Life and Death in Changi (Perth, 1998), p. 63, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=25254, accessed: 03 December 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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