31 Aug '15, 2pm

94-year-old's memories of World War II in Singapore will give you chills

94-year-old's memories of World War II in Singapore will give you chills

Singaporean Redditor WWIIGPA held an AMA session with his 94-year-old grandfather on Sunday evening in which he talked about his experiences during World War II when Singapore was under Japanese occupation. The poster claims his grandfather was born in 1921, which means he would have been 21 when the Japanese invaded Singapore. Born in Hainan, China, he moved to Singapore at 16. He recalls some of the wartime atrocities he saw: "I saw two heads hanging off a bridge. If you don't believe it I cannot force you. But I have seen it." "I saw the British soldiers being captured by the Japanese. They were tied onto the lamp-post and had their foreheads slit open to cover their eyes." On friends he made during the camp: "Yes I have one friend. He is as old as me. We worked together in the Japanese camp. We used to talk on the phone a lot. I want to call him but I'm afraid to find ...

Full article: http://mashable.com/2015/08/31/reddit-ama-wwii-singapore/

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