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Did the Japanese Occupation Changed the Lives of Teens?

Individual Contribution 1 - Cao ZiJun (2E5) Aspect :Work

Teenagers helping out as a fisherman during WW2

Teenagers helping out as a fisherman during WW2

1. What is the source all about? Give a description of the source. This source shows me that teenagers are helping their parents to get fished during the world war 2. They are an assistent to their parents and are working on ships. There are also teenagers helping to row the boat or carry the fishes up to shore.
Explain how the source is relevant to the aspect of life that you are focussing on. What does it show about the situation in pre-Jap Occupation and/or during Japanese Occupation. I am focussing on the aspect of work. This photo showed me that teenagers had to work during ww2 by helping put their parents in order to get food on the table and to earn money. It also showed me that the Japanese Occupation caused the people hardship and thus they have to work harder in order to survive

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Mr Seah surviving WWII

Mr Seah surviving WWII

What is the source all about? Give a description of the source. Ans: This source is about Mr Seah attending Black Market to get some of quinine as they are good for malaria, a fatal disease. It also showed me that Mr Seah and his family had to go to the black market to buy goods in order to get what they needed.
Explain how the source is relevant to the aspect of life that you are focussing on. What does it show about the situation in pre-Jap Occupation and/or during Japanese Occupation. I am focussing on the aspect of life, work and it is relevant as it shows teenagers going to the black market to help to buy goods for the family. It also shows that during Japanese Occupation, it is extremely hard to get cures for diseases and thus have to go to the black market to get cures for them.

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Surviving the Japanese Occupation during WW2

Surviving the Japanese Occupation during WW2

What is the source all about? Give a description of the source. Ans: This source is an article about Mr Tan's experience during world war 2. When he was 15, he found work as a laboratory assistant to the Japanese who were doing scientific studies on metabolism and earned 2.50 a day and had to live on that pay. He would collect rice rations using that money and he carries it using a cigarette tin. To him, the rice was more important than the wages itself as they needed food more than anything.All they had was hardened slabs of cornflour mixed with foul-smelling oil.At home, his father turned their garden into a plot for growing sweet potato and tapioca, which they fertilised with their own urine.
Explain how the source is relevant to the aspect of life that you are focussing on. What does it show about the situation in pre-Jap Occupation and/or during Japanese Occupation. Ans; This source is relevant to what i'm forcussing on, work, as Mr Tan was working during his teenage years as a laboratory assistent and had to do farming in order to get food. It also shows that the Japanese Occupation brought hardship to the families during world war 2 as it was hard for everyone to afford food. It also shows that the situation when Japanese came was terrible as their lives changed a lot, and had to live through sufferings

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Surviving the Second World War in Singapore

Surviving the Second World War in Singapore

1.What is the source all about? Give a description of the source

Ans:This source is about Mr Gwee's experience during Worldwar 2 in Singapore. He was a Teenager back then when Japanese Occupation happened. His family faced a lot of hardship and it was hard to bring food on the table. Thus, Mr Gwee had to help out his family by planting crops such as tapioca, sweet potato and groundnuts in their backyard. His family managed to feed themselves by rearing pigs and sending them to a butcher for food. Mr Gwee was working by helping his family to plant crops in order to have food on the table.

2. Explain how the source is relevant to the aspect of life that you are focussing on. What does it show about the situation in pre-Jap Occupation and/or during Japanese Occupation
Ans: This source is related to the aspect of life (work) i'm working on as it shows how Mr Gwee, as a 12 years old teenager back then, has to come in and help out his family in order to have food to eat so that they wont have to suffer hunger. It also shows that during Japanese Occupation, Food is scarce and they had to work hard in order to have food to eat. It also showed me that Japanese did not provide enough food for the families in Singapore to survive. It also tells me that Mr Gwee and his family suffered a lot during Japanese Occupation

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