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Japanese troops advancing through Kuala Lumpur

© Imperial War Museum
MYS near Kuala Lumpur

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Lena published on 07/17/2016 11:28 a.m. :
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On January 11, 1942 Japanese troops advance through Kuala Lumpur, fighting against the British colonial forces. Being the capital of the Federated Malay States KL was of utmost importance to the Japanese.
Three days later, the Japanese were ambushed by Australian forces and suffered heavy losses.


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