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Did the Japanese occupation bring changes to the life of teens ?

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What was it like to live through the Japanese occupation in Singapore? - Quora
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What was it like to live through the Japanese occupation in Singapore? - Quora

Q1) What is this source all about ? Give a description of this source. This source summarises most of what happened during the Japanese occupation, including the torturous events people had to witness or face.
Q2) Explain how this source is relevant to the aspect of life ( daily life )you are focusing on. It talks about the many torturous events people had to go through how some teenage women tried to look like men, in order not to be one of the " comfort women ". It also talks about how some Japanese soldiers were not that bad, and some people would invite them to dinner with them, as they knew that some of them didn't want to fight, and it was just because they were forced to do so.

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Surviving the Japanese Occupation
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Surviving the Japanese Occupation

Q1) What is this source all about ? Give a description of this source. This source talks about how 2 people survived the Japanese occupation, and their experiences throughout the occupation.
Q2) Explain how this source is relevant to the aspect of life ( daily life ) you are focusing on. Mr Tan Hwee Hock had to survive on $2.50 a day, working for the Japanese. He would then collect rice rations, which was more precious than the wage itself. He treasured every grain of rice he had, as more rice meant that he would have more to eat. Mr K Nadarajah talked about how he had a brush with death during a gunfight. He also talked about how his father was tortured badly when he was caught listening to a radio that had foreign broadcast. Because of that , his father fell ill. Mr K Nadarajah then had to deliver food to him, twice a day, when he was only 14

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Changes Singaporeans had to go through
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Changes Singaporeans had to go through

Q1) What is this source all about ? Give a description of this source. This source talks about the changes Singaporeans had to undergo when the Japanese took over Singapore. They had to quickly adapt to the changes, especially knowing how to speak Japanese.
Q2) Explain how this source is relevant to the aspect of life ( daily life ) you are focusing on. Singaporeans had to learn how to sing Japan's national anthem, which was in Japanese. So it was a new thing to them and was hard for them to pronounce the words, however they had to adapt quickly. During school, students were also forced to take up Japanese subjects. It was hard to adapt as many of the students could not understand Japanese. Due to this, some parents resorted to finding a tuition teacher for their child in order to prevent them from losing out.

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Stories of Jie Yi See's grandmother
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Stories of Jie Yi See's grandmother

Q1) What is this source all about? Give a description of this source.This source is about what Jie Yi See's grandmother did in order to survive the Japanese occupation. It also talks about the hardships teenagers had to face during the Japanese occupation in order to get through it.
Q2)Explain how this source is relevant to the aspect of life( daily life ) you are focusing on. Occasionally, the Japanese would drop bombs,which would kill a lot of people. So, dodging bombs was a matter of survival. There was also food rationing and the authors grandma had to wait in long lines to get their food. However, it was still not enough to feed all of her family members, so they had to plant sweet potatoes and tapioca plants in order for everyone in her family to be fed.

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