Force 136 compass

This is a tiny compass used by Force 136 soldiers. Force 136 was an Allied resistance force that largely consisted of Chinese volunteers who infiltrated Japanese-occupied Malaya. Force 136 worked in tandem with the MPAJA in their common struggle against the Japanese army in Japanese-occupied Malaya.

Date/Period
1943-1945
Region
Singapore and Malaysia
Dimension
Object size: L8.8 x D5.7cm
Accession No.
1994-05342
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Category
Folklife Collection