17/2/1915 Singapore: a mutiny crushed

Britain’s colony of Singapore has been engulfed by fighting as mutinous Indian troops have battled the British and other loyal colonial soldiers. Now the tide turns against the mutineers. Heeding calls for help, French, Japanese and Russian warships arrive in Singapore and land their marines. After a short battle many of the mutineers surrender. Others flee into the countryside outside the city. The mutiny is effectively over.

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