Post WWII Footage of Jesselton and Japanese POW Internment Camp

We’ve heard horrific stories from senior folks of the Japanese internment (POW) camps at the current airport site near (guess?) in Jesselton. Now take a look at this video. Just about two weeks ago I posted this blog post about the… Continue Reading

Part II: WWII Photos of Australian Troops In Labuan After The Borneo Campaign in 1945

Just days after the liberation of British North Borneo from the Japanese, these stunning photos were shot and then kept in the archives in Australia for more than 60 years. This post is a continuation from Part I: WWII Photos of… Continue Reading

Part I: WWII Photos of Australian Troops in Labuan after The Borneo Campaign in 1945

Just days after the liberation of British North Borneo from the Japanese, these stunning photos were shot and then kept in the archives in Australia for more than 60 years. Infantrymen take cover behind Australian tank. British North Borneo was… Continue Reading

The Railway Man: A Tortured British POW Met His Japanese Tormentor 50 Years Later

Based on a true story, it tells about about a former Prisoner of Wars (POW) who was tortured and meeting his tormentor some decades later. Our parents, grandparents and great grandparents knew and felt the terrible things during World War II… Continue Reading

YouTube Video of Declassified Military Photos during Indonesian Confrontation (Konfrontasi)

The Indonesian Confrontation or Konfrontasi is a less known history among Malaysians but undeniably it was one of the most important historical events that happened just after the formation of Malaysia. Tawau, in the Southeast Coast of North Borneo was… Continue Reading