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Ashley's history semester 1 group project individual contribution

My four sources

A grandma’s story: Japanese occupation, of horror and terror

A grandma’s story: Japanese occupation, of horror and terror

1) This source is about a now grandmother who was a teenager during the Japanese Occupation. She explains what they were all worried about when the Japanese were invading, which were the bombs which were dropped on Singapore. 2) This source is relevant as it talks about how teenagers' lives were affected. They were terrified and very scared because they did not want to die and were constantly running and hiding.

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Teenagers during the Japanese Occupation

Teenagers during the Japanese Occupation

1) This source shows three teenage boys who look very hungry and lost. They look traumatised and are probably homeless with very little food to eat. 2) This source is relevant because this source shows how bad the living conditions of those in Singapore during the Japanese Occupation were, with so little food to eat that their bones can clearly be seen so they are clearly traumatised and are scared.

insing.com
Mrs Esme Woodford, 21 Dec 2007, National Archives of Singapore - E-book

Mrs Esme Woodford, 21 Dec 2007, National Archives of Singapore - E-book

1) A teenage girl is staying at her home during the first days of the Japanese occupation with her family. They did not know what to do and could only wait for give them instructions. They were worried, especially for the girls, as the girls might be molested. 2) This source is relevant as it shows why the teenagers were scared, which is because the girls could be molested and they could do nothing except wait. They were uncertain and terrified.

nas.gov.sg
The Sook Ching

The Sook Ching

1) This source is about a teenager who is attending the Maxwell Road camp during the first day of the Japanese occupation. He feels scared and shocked when he sees the other people in the camp who are absolutely frightened. 2) This source is relevant as it shows how frightened and scared the residents in Singapore where during the Sook Ching even from the very first day of the Japanese Occupation. They felt helpless and were panicked. They were traumatised emotionally and felt very scared.

nlb.gov.sg