The Japanese are coming!!

66 years ago on this day of Dec 6, 1941, Royal Australian Air Force reconnaissance aircrafts spotted Japanese cruisers, destroyers, troop-carriers along the coast of Malaya. Over the next few days will see the outbreak of World War II with the Japanese invasion of South East Asia and ultimately, the fall of Singapore (known as the “Gibraltar of the East”) in the weeks to come. Read more about what happened on Dec 6, 1941 at This Day In History (Dec 6, 1941)


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