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Fort Siloso

Fort Siloso was one of the coastal fortresses which hed to defend Singapore. It is the only fort restored and nowadays it is a museum.

During the Battle of Singapore, the fort shelled Japanese troops. It also sunk a troop transport vessel. The fort itself was attacked by aircraft and bombers. After the British surrender, the fort became a POW-camp.

For current visiting hours, please visit the website of the museum.

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  • Text: Fedor de Vries
  • Photos: Eric Dullaart (1, 2, 3), Vedanta Barooah (4, 5)

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