Japanese occupation of Singapore - old man and his grandson picking up rice grains that had fallen onto the road. Every grain was precious. (http://www.cofepow.org.uk/pages/asia_singapore_rise_and_fall.htm)
The occupation of Singapore by the Japanese was like a long nightmare that lasted for three and a half years. During this period known as the Japanese Occupation, the people suffered and lived in constant fear of the Japanese. (http://library.thinkquest.org/10414/japan.html)
Japanese Occupation in Singapore - Code of conduct in school. Annual pilgrimage to Japanese War Memorial. Taught Japanese songs and culture. Selection of students. Nature of examinations. Attitude of teachers and their relationship with students. Attended Research Class after completing nine months course. Formation of Old Students Union. Activities of the Union.